Corona Virus in Slovenia – Information for International Students

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This is a summary of the rules obtained on 14th of October 2021. The rules regarding covid-19 are changing.

Arrival requirements

RVT (Recovered – Vaccinated – Tested) requirement = PCT in Slovenian language

  • A negative PCR test provided that no more than 72 hours have passed since the swab was taken.
  • A negative rapid antigen test provided that no more than 48 hours have passed since the swab was taken.
  • Medical certificate of a recovery if no more than 180 days have elapsed.
  • Positive PCR test certificate which is older than 10 days and not older than 6 months.
  • A certificate of recovery & proof of vaccination that the person has been vaccinated with one dose of a vaccine referred to in the proceding point within a maximum period of 180 days since a positive PCR test result.
  • A certificate of vaccination against covid-19 with one of the vaccines, recognized in Slovenia.
  • An EU digital covid certificate in digital or paper form, bearing a QR code that contains data on a negative PCR or rapid antigen test result, a certificate of vaccination, a certificate of recovery or a certificate of vaccination for recovered persons.
  • A digital covid certificate of third countries in digital or paper form, bearing a QR code that contains the same data as the EU Digital covid Certificate and is issued in English by the competent health authority of the third country.

Passangers who fails to provide one of the above proofs will be quarantined at home for 10 days. A foreigner without residence in Slovenia will only be allowed to enter by being ordered into quarantine for 10 days and if they can prove beyond any doubt that they have a guaranteed place to quarantine. Ontherwise entry into Slovenia will be denied.

RVT requirement in Slovenia

The RVT requirement must be met by:

  • all persons who are users of services or who participate in or are present in the performance of activities.

The RVT requirement does not apply in cases of:

  • the emergency supply of the basic necessities of life,
  • the provision of public order, security and defence,
  • emergency medical assistance,
  • protection and rescue.

The following are considered essential supplies of the basic necessities of life:

  • shops predominantly selling groceries and beverages, including the sale of foodstuffs and beverages outside stores; grocery shops located within a shopping centre are not regarded as an exception;
  • specialised shops selling pharmaceutical, medical, cosmetic products and toiletries; shops located within a shopping centre are not regarded as an exception;
  • humanitarian warehouses,food distribution centres and other locations which enable free access to basic necessities for socially vulnerable groups.

Gathering of people

Gathering (socialising) is permitted to groups of up to 50 persons only, unless they are close family members or share the same household.

Indoor and outdoor public assemblies and events

Gatherings of more than 50 people at organised public events and assemblies is permitted indoors and outdoors in accordance with the Public Assembly Act and when the organiser is known. The attendees must meet the RVT requirement.

Protective face masks are mandatory:

  • in all indoor public spaces or premises,
  • in all outdoor public spaces or premises where the minimum 1.5-metre social distancing cannot be attained.

Public passenger transport

The use of masks is mandatory for drivers and passengers. The use of cable cars is permitted for persons who meet the RVT requirement.

Education

All classes at higher vocational colleges can be conducted face-to-face.

 

This is a summary of the rules obtained on 14th of October 2021. The rules regarding covid-19 are changing. For more accurate and up-to-date information visit websites of the universities on COVID-19:

University of Ljubljana

The University has also prepared a Resources for social and psychological support for international students in order to better manage stress and anxiety during the pandemic.

University of Primorska

University of Maribor

Important links to updated information:

 

This publication on the Academic calendar 2021-22 within Europe may also be useful for you.

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