Information on COVID-19 in Freiburg and Baden-Wuerttemberg

What applies currently?

Update on 06.12.2021

Overview of recognized vaccinations and vaccine product names outside the EU


Regulation for universities in winter semester 2021/22

Currently in "Alert Level II" [German: Alarmstufe II], class in presence in closed rooms and the use of student learning spaces outside the library take place under 2G rules. Exceptions apply only to activities that must be held in presence. There, the 3G proof still applies. 

You can find the complete ordinance on study operation in Baden-Württemberg here [in German]. 

On the website of the individual universities you can also find the currently valid regulations for your university.


Where can I get a rapid antigen test und a PCR test in Freiburg?
Here you can find all test centers in Freiburg for both tests.


Where can I get vaccinated in Freiburg?
Here you can find all vaccination offers in and around Freiburg (1st and 2nd vaccination as well as booster vaccination).


Info about the COVID-19 regulations

The important institutions for serious and current information

Robert Koch Institute (RKI)
The RKI is the central institution of the German Federal Government for disease surveillance and protection. The RKI is in this Corona pandemic time especially relevant for us. It summarizes continuously the current situation, evaluate all information and the risk for the residents in Germany.

Federal Ministry of Health
This website on Covid-19 from the Federal Ministry of Health summarizes all important information regarding the pandemic. Here you can find serious advices as well as information in the pandemic times. 

Federal Foreign Office
This page of the Federal Foreign Office can keep you updated of all current travel restrictions of other countries as well as information concerning restrictions for entry into Germany under the circumstance of the Corona pandemic.

Federal Government Commission for Migration, Refugees and Integration
Here you can find the current information about Covid-19 in Germany not only in English utt also in many other languages.

Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration Baden-Wuerttemberg
Many of the Corona ordinances vary from federal state to federal state For inhabitants of Freiburg, the regulations of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg apply. Here at the website, you can find te ordinances in English and many other European languages.


Status: 06.12.2021

- Entry into Germany and international risk areas -

On the website of RKI, you can find the current list with all current Corona risk areas for Germany.

You can find all current information on entry restrictions and regulations in Germany on this website of the Federal Foreign Office

We strongly recommand you to read the information through when you are preparing your entry into Germany.

- Study and daily life -

In Baden-Württemberg, the Corona measures are based on a four-tier system, which is based on hospitalizations.

The regulations for universities change depending on the Corona level in the state. You can find more about the current regulation for student operations on this page

On the website of each university you can also find the current regulations up to date.

For contact tracing, people usually use the Corona-Warn-App and the Luca-App, e.g. in museums, restaurants, events and many other everyday activities.

If you cannot or do not want to do the contact tracing digitally, you can also give your contact details via paper form. 

The data for contact tracing will be saved for 28 days. Afterwards, they will be deleted. 

-Vaccination -

Here you can find all vaccination offers in and around Freiburg (1st and 2nd vaccination as well as booster vaccination).

Many doctors also provide vaccination for their patients.To find out these doctors, you can visit this website [in Geman]. You just need to choose "Freiburg-Stadt" in the field "Landkreis", then choose "Corona-Schwerpunktpraxis" and finally click on "Suchen starten".

Unter the phone number 116 117, you can get information about COVID-19 vaccination in German language. If you need the information in English, Turkish, Arabic or Rassian, you can call the phone number 0800 0000 837.

On this page of the Federal Ministry of Health [in German], you can find all information on the vaccination against COVID-19 that are available in Germany. 

For information in other languages other than German, you can refer to this page also from the Federal Ministry of Health.

In Germany, you can save and manage your EU-wide valid vaccination certificate with the App "CovPass-App" or "Corona-Warn-App".

You can find more information regarding the digital vaccination certificate here.

In order to get the QR code for the apps, you need to contact a pharmacy or a doctor.

- Corona test -

You can find all test stations in Freiburg here.

You can find all test stations in Freiburg here.

For more information about the cost and nessecity of a PCR test, you can contct the local health authority and your doctor. 

Hotline for questions regarding COVID-19 test in Freiburg:
+49 (0)761 20 12345 (Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm)

Hotline of the local health authority in Freiburg:
+49 (0)761 2187 3003 (Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm)

- Quarantine -

Es gibt in Freiburg unterschiedliche Gruppen für Nachbarschaftshilfe. Wenn man allein wohnt und in Quarantäne ist, kann man nicht einkaufen gehen. In diesem Fall helfen euch die anderen Freiburgerinnen und Freiburger gerne mit der Nachbarschaftshilfe:

  • Hotline: +49 (0)761 201 3051 or +49 (0)761 201 3040
  • Here you can find directly someone in your neighborhood to help.
  • Facebook Group

- Contact -

You can call the Health Department of City of Freiburg if you have any concerns about Covid-19. The hotline can be reached from Monday to Thursday respectively from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., as well as on Friday from 8 to 12 a.m..

  • Phone number: +49 (0)761 2187 3003

The Health Department of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg also has a hotline in order to give advices to its inhabitants. The hotline can be reached from Monday to Freiburg, respectively from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m..

  • Phone number: +49 (0)711 904 39555

Please kindly have understanding that the hotline is at the moment used to capacity. Please try it repeatedly if you cannot reach the hotline with your first calls.

    The City Freiburg has set up a Corona Portal [only in German]. There you can find the current information to Covid-19 for inhabitants here in Freiburg, e.g. the current regulations, ordinance, FAQs, informaton about Covid-19 test and quarantine, as well as contact for further advices and help.