Coronavirus: general measures in force at UCLouvain

Unless otherwise specified in the text, the following measures are effective on all campuses beginning October 15, 2021 and continuing until new arrangements are announced (view summary page here)

General health measures

Measures related to mask-wearing, physical distancing and hygiene are specified on these pages.

Measures in force

General working conditions

Group activities

Infrastructure access


Additional information

When a staff member shows symptoms of Covid-19 and/or is found to be a carrier of the virus, he or she can no longer go to work and shall immediately inform his or her line manager of the absence. If teleworking is not possible, the staff member cannot work and must acquire a medical certificate.

When a student tests positive for Covid-19, he or she must be placed in isolation for a minimum of ten days and inform the university of his or her positive test by completing this form:

Individuals who are frail or who have been in close contact with infected individuals are advised to contact their GP to find out what steps to take.

The Radiation Protection and Safety Department (SERP) will oversee correct application of the above provisions. SERP can also provide advice on request and on the spot regarding the implementation of the above measures and the possible use of protective screens (contact:

Contact and additional information: