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MEASURES - adjustments to the implementation of the teaching process 2020/21

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We kindy ask students to adhere strictly to the guidelines of the university, faculty and general guidelines and recommendations regarding the prevention of the spread of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), published on the National Institute of Public Health website (https://www.nijz.si/en).

Important notices

  • NOTICE (9. 4. 2021): CHANGES TO THE MEASURES
    We would like to inform you that from Monday, 12 April 2021 on the study process will be carried out as it was before these measures (1 April 2021) – partly in the classrooms and partly remotely (online).
    We will keep you informed of further developments and measures.
  • NOTICE (7. 4. 2021): PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE DURING HOLIDAY

    We inform you that the psychological support services for students and staff UP will not be available during holiday, from 24 April to 2 May 2021. Everyone in distress can contact psychologists via psiholoska.podpora@upr.si to schedule a ZOOM appointment before or after holidays. All information provided will be kept confidential.

  • NOTICE (30. 3. 2021): NEW MEASURES - STUDY PROCESS ONLINE

    We would like to inform you that the study process will take place completly online from 1 April to including 11 April 2021. We will keep you informed of further developments and measures.

  • NOTICE (12. 3. 2021): COMPULSORY WEEKLY TESTING FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN FACE-TO-FACE INSTRUCTION ON THE PREMISES OF THE FACULTY OR IN FIELDWORK ORGANIZED BY THE FACULTY

    We would like to notify you that on the basis of the amended UP Guideline for the implementation of work on UP premises during the current measures against the spread of COVID-19 disease, mandatory weekly testing is introduced for students participating in the pedagogical process that is going to be carried out at the faculty (face-to-face) and fieldwork organized by the faculty.

    To participate in the pedagogical process, students are required to present a valid certificate of a negative RAT test to the lecturer at the beginning of lectures / tutorials on a weekly basis.

    Free testing takes place on weekends from 9:00 to 17:00 at two locations, namely:

    - Fridays in Ankaran

    - on Saturdays and Sundays at Bonifika in the parking area across from the health center.

    For all those included in the compulsory health insurance system and for foreigners living in the border areas in Italy, testing is free. Students need to bring a health insurance card (if they have one).

    Free testing is also being introduced on the border with Italy. More information is available here (only in Slovene): https://www.gov.si/novice/2021-03-08-brezplacno-testiranje-pri-vstopu-v-slovenijo-iz-italije/

    Other students who are foreign nationals and are not included in the compulsory health insurance system can be tested free of charge on Tuesdays as part of tests that are organized by the University. However, you will need to send an e-mail to the Student Services no later than Friday by 12:00 (referat@famnit.upr.si). You will afterwards receive an appointment for testing by e-mail (to your student university e-mail address).

  • NOTICE (10. 2. 2021): COVID-19: Implementation of the study process in the spring semester 2020/21

    We would like to inform students that the study process in the first week of the spring semester (February 15 - February 19, 2021) will take place entirely on-line. The further course depends on the epidemiological situation in the country, more in the explanations below.

    Explanations: The Republic of Slovenia is currently in the red phase, according to the anti-corona release measure plan​. Therefore, only urgent lab work and individual work with students can be performed on the faculty premises. Taking into account epidemiological data, Slovenia is close to the transition to the orange phase, when it will be possible to carry out the study process for smaller groups of students (up to 10 students) as well as field work (also for smaller groups - up to 10 students). Even if we move to the orange phase next week, we must properly organize all the processes at the faculty and carry out employee testing. To avoid complications, it was therefore decided to conduct the first week of the semester entirely remotely (on-line). In accordance with the decision of the competent departments, the lab work planned for implementation in the lab classroom - Vajalnica (Famnit-Muzejski2) will be carried out remotely until 19 March 2021, and from 22 March 2021 onwards at the faculty, in to the extent that the measures in force allow it. At the same time, we would like to inform you that the implementation of the study process as it was carried out at the beginning of the 2020/21 academic year will be possible only when the country will be in the yellow phase. We will keep you informed of changes and further measures.

  • NOTICE (28. 1. 2021): COVID-19: Amendments made to the decision of the UP Rector
    We would like to inform the students that we have published the new decision of the UP Rector on the Faculty's website. The UP guidelines remain unchanged. Due to the deterioration of the epidemiological picture in coastal municipalities, from 30 January 2021 onwards the implementation of the pedagogical process at the Faculty is again not allowed (the previous decision enabled the implementation of lab work and individual work with students). This notice is valid until revoked. We will keep you informed of changes and further measures.
  • NOTICE (22. 1. 2021): Amendments made to the UP Guidelines

    We would like to inform the students that we have published the amended UP Guidelines and the decision of the UP Rector on the Faculty's website. In accordance with the guidelines, lab work (LV) will be allowed on the univesity premises from next week on. However at UP FAMNIT, the implementation of the missing lab work hours during the January exam period was not planned, that is why they will be carried out during the 2nd semester. All exams continue to take place online.

    This notice is valid until revoked. We will keep you informed regarding any changes and further measures.

  • NOTICE (14. 1. 2021): Adjustments to the winter examination period (18 January - 14 February 2021)

    Let us inform you that the current UP measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 remain in force also for the winter examination period. The faculty remains closed until revoked. All exams which are predicted to be held in winter examination period will be held only online. At the same time we are informing you that there have been changes in the method of assessing knowledge in individual courses of study programs. These changes have already been adopted by the UP Senate and are valid exclusively in the academic year 2020/21.

    You are able to access the list of courses and changed ways of assessing knowledge in your SIS on the home page.

  • NOTICE (29. 12. 2020): Extension of measures

    We would like to inform you that the current UP measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 remain in force until Tuesday, 12. 1. 2021. Further measures will be taken depending on the situation.
    In this period the faculty will be closed for all students, the pedagogical process will be carried out on-line. 
    We will keep you informed of further developments and measures.

  • NOTICE (18.11.2020):  Measures remain in force at least until the new year

    On Wednesday, 18. 11. 2020, a meeting of university representatives with the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport and National Institute of Public Health took place. 

    We were informed about current COVID-19 situation, spreading trends and consequently expected gradual easing of measures. Considering all of those, we concluded, that the university premises remain closed at least until the end of the year. 

    Wherever possible, studies continue to be implemented on-line, while we will be implementing practical exercises, which need to be implemented live, in the year 2021.We hope that we will be able to welcome students and staff in our buildings as soon as possible. However, this depends completely on the COVID-19 trends in the upcoming weeks. In December we will notify you about the specifics of study process after 4 January 2021. 

  • NOTICE (31.7.2020): The execution of the study process in the academic year 2020/21

Decisions of the Rector of UP and the guidelines of UPtop

Decisions of the Senat of University of Primorska and Senat UP FAMNIT on adjustments of the pedagogical processtop

  • The UP Senate adopted adjustments to the requirements for enrolling in a higher year for the 2020/21 academic year. The adjustments relates to study programs that currently stipulate that a student must earn at least 48 ECTS credits in order to enroll in a higher year, reducing the compulsory credit score to at least 42 ECTS credits. For the study programs in which it is stipulated that the student must earn at least 42 ECTS credits in order to enroll in a higher year, the provision remains unchanged (adopted on 23rd December 2020).

  • The UP Senate adopted an amendment to the UP Academic Calendar 2020/21: in the autumn semester due to Covid-19, tutorials, lab work and field work could not be fully implemented for individual courses of some study programs. Tutorials, lab work and field work that were not fully implemented can now be carried out in the winter exam period (18 January - 12 February 2021) or during the spring semester (15 February - 4 June 2021).

Psychological first aid: Psychological support live againtop

In recent weeks we have again found ourselves in an unpredictable situation. We are largely cut off from normal life and we can feel scared, sad, confused, angry, unmotivated, stressed, lonely or to feel a loss of control. These kinds of reactions are understandable in present circumstances.

We have re-established  psychological support services for students and staff. Following the experiences from spring, the support is organized a bit differently. Everyone in distress can contact psychologists via psiholoska.podpora@upr.si to schedule a ZOOM appointment.

More information, including the schedule of psychologists, additional support numbers and announced lectures are available at: https://www.upr.si/en/university/covid-19--up/psiholoska-podpora

Archive - Academic year 2019/20top