Behaviour in case of illness

    If you have symptoms or fear you might be ill,
    stay home and dial 1450.

What are the criteria for being a suspected COVID-19 case?

Any form of acute respiratory infection (with or without fever) with at least one of the following symptoms for which there is no other plausible cause: Coughing, sore throat, shortness of breath, catarrh of the upper respiratory tract (inflammation of the nose, throat and larynx), sudden loss of sense of taste/odour is considered a suspected COVID-19 case and must be reported immediately to 1450.

People with symptoms other than those mentioned (e.g. vomiting, diarrhoea) can also be classified as suspected COVID-19 cases if there is an urgent medical suspicion and must call 1450.

Behaviour in case of a positive COVID-19 test

Any person who has had close/unprotected contact with a COVID-19 case must stay away from the MUK and call 1450 immediately. Voluntary isolation at home is recommended until instructions are given by the health authorities.

Behaviour in case of a positive COVID-19 test

Any case that is proven by a positive COVID-19 laboratory test is considered a confirmed COVID-19 case (regardless of symptomatology, vaccination status, previous illness). At the latest, call 1450 immediately, follow the official instructions and go into quarantine immediately.

Duty to inform

If you are classified as a suspected case, contact the MUK and list all persons with whom you had contact at the MUK from 48 hours before the first symptoms appeared: or +43 1 512 77 47-999

MUK employees are obliged to inform the human resources management (, +43 1 512 77 47-240), students the study programme (head of study programme, course management).


COVID-19-safety concept of the MUK
(as of 1 October 2021, in German only)

COVID-19-safety concept of the MUK for guest in teaching
(as of 1 October 2021, in German only)

Information on the 2,5-G-rule
(as of 1 October 2021, in German only)

Room concept for presence teaching at the MUK
(as of 27 August 2021, in German only)

Quick guide for gargle test of the City of Vienna „Alles gurgelt“
(as of 23 March 2021)

Rules of conduct at the MUK
(as of 22 January 2021)

Contact list for COVID-19-contact-tracing in courses
(in German only)


The MUK considers itself a progressive university of music and art that creates cultural values in the fields of music, dance, acting and singing. The MUK is the only university owned by the City of Vienna and brings together the best international young talent and outstanding lecturers.



Johannesgasse 4a
1010 Vienna


+43 1 512 77 47


+43 1 512 77 47-7913

Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m. — 10:00 p.m. (Johannesgasse 4a, Bräunerstraße 5)
8:00 a.m. — 9:00 p.m. (Singerstraße 26)
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m. (all sites)
Sundays and holidays: closed