Since this is an online semester, all courses taking place in the summer semester must be adapted to online distance learning formats. Alternative examination formats must also be provided. You can find information about the current planning status here.
We have updated the calendar for study and teaching for the winter semester 20/21. Above all, the publication dates of the courses on the electronic course catalogue (eKVV), the start of a needs-assessment for online study (OBE), and initial room allocation were postponed due to the corona-related measures. You can find the calendar for study and teaching in BIS-Wiki.
Communication is everything - especially when you can only meet virtually. Here you will find our tips for
Lists of participants and attendance management
Course ‘participants’ and those with access to the learning rooms are displayed via the course register on the electronic course catalogue (ekVV). In the following, we explain how teaching and office staff can manage course registers.
Access to BIS (Bielefeld Information System)
If you are not sure of your BIS login details or think you have forgotten your password you can go directly to
For new employees
All beginnings can be difficult - especially when your new colleagues are not as close at hand as you would like them to be. Luckily, we can also offer “onboarding” in campus management and an ‘entry’ into IT for teaching and learning, remotely.
Help and Contact
Help pages covering all aspects of BIS software applications can be found in the
For questions and support please contact us directly. Click here for the
During the reduced basic operation at the University, individual examinations as well as research and laboratory placements that cannot be carried out online may be conducted on-site.
On this page, the Facility Management Department [Dezernat FM] has compiled information on the procedures to follow and the corresponding protective hygiene concepts to be observed when organising these events.
If you have any questions about room allocation, please contact the central room allocation office in the Facility Management Department (Dezernat FM).
Questions regarding the organisation of examination events on-site are answered by the Teaching and Study Organisation Team in the Department for University Study and Teaching (Dezernat Studium und Lehre (SL)
During the reduced basic operations at the University, it is still possible for students to sit examinations (normally written examinations) provided that the corresponding protection and hygiene concept is observed. As the organization involved is rather complex, we recommend the use of the eKVV (electronic course catalogue) to support you.
You can find step-by-step guide to organising on-site examinations in BIS-Wiki
You can use the following checklist for an overview of the steps and to check whether you have everything covered:
Plan how to archive the attendance list in such a way that if the health authorities requested it, you could easily make it available.
If you have any questions regarding examination procedures for Coronavirus (Covid-19), please contact the Teaching and Study Organization team!
A detailed help-page for the individual steps to organise examinations during the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) can be found in the BIS-Wiki