Updates from UNISS

Are you staying in Sardinia?

All incoming students who are currently planning to stay in Sardinia during the current stay-at-home period, are kindly requested to contact their Departments to make sure that the courses and exams they are requird to take, are provided online.

Are you planning to go back home?

All incoming students who are currently planning to leave Sardinia, are kindly requested to contact the International Relations Office (aselis@uniss.it; interdestk@uniss.it) to inform the University about their leaving.

March 10, 2020

Dear students,

following the lastest communication by the Sardinia Regional Authority, anyone who has travelled to Sardinia during the last 14 days and is now in Sardinia is required to:

  • Stay home for 14 days in total isolation at home. Leaving the house is permitted  throuout the regional territory only if strictly necessary to leave Sardinia, and wearing suitable PPEs; 
  • follow strictly the instructions of the Italian Ministry of Health and “Istituto superiore di sanità” regarding the containment of COVID-19 spread;
  • inform the local contact point for COVID-19 in case of flue-like symptoms;
  • fill the form available on link

March 9, 2020

Dear student,

regarding the containment measures adopted against the current epidemic, as referred to by Italian Prime Minister’s Decree dated March 8, 2020, we inform you that all study and traineeship activities which started before March 5, 2020, may be carried out regularly but they will be suspended between March 5 and March 15, 2020. 
However, international mobilities for study and traineeship fall within the category mentioned by art. 2 lett. i) of the above-mentioned decree, that is “study trips, exchange and twinning programmes”.

Therefore, all study and traineeship activities launched or fostered by UNISS or any local partner within the regional territory are to be intended as suspended until April 3, 2020.

Please note that any academic and/or company tutor may, at their own discretion, request the suspension of study/training activities for safety reasons.

The Decree provides that anyone who has been in, or travelled through the high-risk areas during the previous 14 days, that is, the areas identified by the World Health Organization Memos or Annex 1 of the afore-mentioned Decree of the Italian Prime Minister, as amended and supplemented, is required to immediately inform the local competent medical officer or their family doctor.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Decrees of the Italian Prime Minister dated March 1, 2020 and March 4, 2020, and all other official communications regarding the epidemiological emergencies, you are kindly asked to comply with all the tips published by the Italian Ministry of Health on http://www.salute.gov.it/imgs/C_17_opuscoliPoster_433_allegato.pdf.

Specification for medical students/trainees/interns

The above-mentioned decree resolves that medical students/trainees/interns are excluded from the suspension, including post-graduate students, specialization students, or participants in general medical practice courses and health care professional courses. 
However, the President of the UNISS School of Medicine has suspended all activities involving 1st health care professional course year students and all Dentistry students.

We kindly remind you that all national provisions must be complied with. Failure to comply with all Italian national provisions may result in civil and/or criminal liability.

Pay attention to  requirements
TRAVELLING If you entered the Italian territory after the 14th day before the publication of the above-mentioned Decree and come from/stayed in a high-risk area as identified by the WHO, contact the local surveillance reference persons and your family doctors.
FEVER Make sure your temperature is below 37.6°C. If you feel feverish or you have a fever, contact the local surveillance reference persons and your family doctors. Check your temperature twice a day (morning and evening).
CLASSES Please, browse the website of the University Department or the online notice board to check the availability of distance learning classes.

 

March 5, 2020

Pursuant to the current urgent provision of the Italian Government regarding the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency, this is to inform you that all international student mobility activities for study and traineeship are hereby suspended. Activities includes incoming and outgoing mobilities in the framework of the Erasmus+ and Ulisse programmes and similar programmes, carried out by UNISS, starting between today and March 15, 2020.

All mobilities for study and traineeship must be postponed and started after March 15, 2020, following the instructions that will be provided by this university via email or published on the  official website.

All mobilities for study and traineeship which started before March 5, 2020, may be carried out regularly but they will be suspended between March 5 and March 15, 2020, with the exception of the traineeships carried out within the Medical Area, pursuant to the provision of the Italian Government.

The Decree of the Italian Prime Minister dated march 4, 2020 provides that anyone who has been in, or travelled through the high-risk areas during the previous 14 days, that is, the areas identified by the World Health Organization Memos or Annex 1 of the afore-mentioned Decree of the Italian Prime Minister, as amended and supplemented, is required to immediately inform the local competent medical officer or their family doctor. (https://www.uniss.it/uniss-comunica/unisspress/coronavirus-avvisi-e-aggiornamenti and https://www.uniss.it/uniss-comunica/unisspress/covid-19-i-comportamenti-da-seguire-e-note-ufficiali).

Pursuant to the provisions of the Decrees of the Italian Prime Minister dated March 1, 2020 and March 4, 2020, and all other official communications regarding the epidemiological emergencies, you are kindly ask to comply with all the tips published by the Italian Ministry of Health on http://www.salute.gov.it/imgs/C_17_opuscoliPoster_433_allegato.pdf .

This Office will inform the partner universities and the incoming students for any update.