VPN for Windows

If you want to install the VPN-client for Windows, please do the following:

Open your webbrowser (Firefox, Chrome, Edge, etc.) and type in the URL https://webvpn.uni-kassel.de in the adress bar.

Please log in with your UniAccount and the corresponding password.


A new website will open. There you have to click on "Start AnyConnect".


Please click the link "Download for Windows".

Please go to your download-folder and doubleclick on the file.

"Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Setup" will now open. Please click now on "Next".

Please accept the terms and conditions and click on "Next".


Please click "Install".


The process will take a few minutes:


Please click "Finish" to complete the installation.


Please click on the Windows "Start" button and search for "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" and then click on it to start the application.


After the installation there is a possibility of a malfunction with the internet protocol (the vpn-connection will fail to engage and an error message will appear). You will find the instructions on how to fix this problem here: : Internetprotokoll IPv6 deaktivieren.

On the bottom right corner you will see a small window for the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. Please type the following adress into the corresponding field "https://vpn.uni-kassel.de" and click "Connect".

Please note, that if you copy and paste the adress, that you don't copy the space characters before or after the adress, otherwise the connection will not work.


A new window will open now:

  1. Please type in your UniAccount and the corresponding password
  2. Click on "OK"

Another window will open, please click "ok" again.


Your connection was successful if you see a green checkmark above the lock. If you want to end the connection, please click on "Disconnect".