Coronavirus: suspension of teaching activities

Teaching activities are suspended from 24 to 29 February.

In view of the evolution of the epidemic phenomenon linked to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection, in agreement with the Ministry of University and Research, the Emilia-Romagna Region and the other Universities of the Region, the following is provided in order to reduce the possibility of infection and facilitate students who have difficulty in moving around:

  • suspension of teaching activities (lectures, profit exams and graduation sessions) from Monday, February 24th to Saturday, February 29th 2020 inclusive, at all the University offices, with the guarantee that dates and deadlines of the academic calendar will be adjusted accordingly;
  • the Alma Orienta and Career Day initiatives will be postponed until a date to be set.

We also communicate  that the University's other activities continue regularly and that all offices and facilities remain open according to scheduled times.

We invite you to behave responsibly by following the instructions of the Ministry of Health and the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, also reported at 

In particular, the measures reported in the ordinances of the Ministry of Health of 21/02/2020 are listed:

  • the measure of quarantine with active surveillance, for fourteen days, to individuals who have had close contact with confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection;
  • the measure of the voluntarily home stay with active surveillance for those who have entered Italy in the last fourteen days after having stayed in the areas of China affected by the epidemic;
  • the suspension of work activities for workers residing in the Lombard municipalities of Codogno, Castiglione d'Adda, Casalpusterlengo, Fombio, Maleo, Somaglia, Bertonico, Terranova dei Passerini, Castelgerundo, San Fiorano and the Veneto municipality of Vò Euganeo, even outside the indicated area;
  • to contact the toll-free number 1500 in the presence of possible symptoms of infection.

These indications are functional to avoid the spread of the virus.

We therefore invite you to collaborate and we remain at your disposal for any need. We will promptly communicate any useful updates to the Alma Mater community.

Published on: 23 February 2020