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HSE Introduces Protective Measures on Account of Coronavirus

In accordance with Moscow Mayor Sobyanin's recent decree regarding travel and self-quarantine requirements, HSE University is introducing protective measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov signed the order on March 7.

Traveling abroad and arriving to Moscow from affected areas

All international work-related travel is currently suspended until further notice.

HSE employees and students returning from the most affected countries* should self-isolate at home for 14 days, i.e. refrain from attending work or classes and minimize visits to public places.

*As of March 7, the official list of most affected countries includes China, South Korea, Iran, Italy, France, Germany, Spain.

Students will be required to notify Study Offices and their degree programme managers of their return from any foreign country.

Remote work options

Division heads must provide isolated employees with remote access to the necessary information resources for their work, as well as immediately submit the names of isolated employee to the HR Department at personal@hse.ru.

Distance learning

In the coming days, a procedure for distance (online) learning will be determined. Programme managers and study offices will provide the necessary infrastructure for this.

Medical care

University employees and students will have their temperature taken regularly, including via remote monitoring at the entrance to buildings and dormitories.

If you begin to experience COVID-19 symptoms, stay home and immediately call your healthcare provider for a doctor home visit. Do not visit medical facilities. In dormitories, a notification system is already in place.

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Vice Rector Ivan Prostakov about how HSE students from China can continue their studies.

March 07