Quickstart Guide for Employees


Your UniAccount is your digital identity and thus the central access to all IT services of the university, especially to the UniNetwork.

UniAccount: Read More


In combination with your UniAccount you will receive an email address with initially 2 gigabytes of storage space.

E-mail: Read More


Via a VPN connection (Virtual Private Network) you establish a secure connection between your computer and the private network of the University of Kassel.

VPN: Read More

Digital Process Handling

The document management system (DMS for short) at the University of Kassel enables completely electronic processing of processes as well as the processing and filing of digital and digitized documents.

Digital Process Handling: More Infos


With the eLearning platform Moodle, students and lecturers can easily and conveniently exchange materials, dates and information about their courses. Moodle is operated together with the Service Center Lehre (SCL). For questions regarding courses or operation, please contact the SCL.

eLearning: Read More


With the Hessenbox you can exchange data with third parties in a data protection compliant manner, e.g. in projects, research and teaching. The data should also be synchronized between devices.

Hessenbox: Read More

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform from Microsoft with the services such as SQL Azure or AppFabric, which is primarily aimed at software developers.

Microsoft Azure: Read More

Content and web management

The University of Kassel uses the content management system (CMS) Typo3. This allows the uncomplicated
Internet presences of faculties, institutes, departments and facilities can be created and managed easily.

Content and web management: Read More

Telephone Services

To ensure that you as an employee can be reached by telephone as quickly as possible, you will find detailed instructions on the respective telephone models and the necessary settings in the ITS manual

Telephone Services: Read More


The card for (almost) everything - borrowing books, paying in the canteen or scanning and printing study documents.

CampusCard: Read More

Internet / WLAN

The ITS provides access to the Internet via WLAN, usable at all university locations and beyond.

Internet / WLAN: Read More


eCampus offers numerous services related to your studies, such as registering for exams and events, changing your contact information, and viewing your re-registration and fee status.

eCampus: Read More

Video and web conferencing

The University offers various video and/or voice communication platforms to support teaching and University operations.

Video and web conferencing: Read More

Printing and scanning

With "Follow-Me-Printing" you can pick up your printouts at any central copying system. Likewise, you can use the central copying systems for scanning.

Printing and scanning: Read More

Use Microsoft Office for free

Students and employees of the University of Kassel have the opportunity to install Microsoft Office Professional on private computers (notebooks, desktop PCs) free of charge as a result of the University joining the Campus-Bundes-Rahmenvertrag (EES).

Use Microsoft Office for free: Read More

Scientific data processing

The IT Service Center operates a Linux cluster for
scientific applications with high computing and
storage requirements. The Linux cluster is a network of networked computers running a
computers running under a Linux operating system with an
access computer and computers for actual job processing,
on which the application programs run.

Scientific data processing: Read More


The SharePoint collaboration platform enables employees to work together cooperatively, e.g. within projects. SharePoint offers groupware, document and project management functionalities. However, the data remains
on servers at the University of Kassel.

Collaboration: Read More

Support of the end devices

ITS provides support and procurement of terminal equipment such as computer hardware and telephones for the following departments and facilities:

- Department 05
- UniKassel Transfer
- Administration

For the other departments and facilities, support and procurement is decentralized.

Support of the end devices: Read More

Are you in charge of a project and would like to find out about the range of services
that the IT Service Center offers for this purpose?
Then you will find here a handy overview of the possibilities of data exchange and communication with your team:

Implement projects

suitable forunsuitable for
fast team exchange, clear structuring of conversations (e.g. project relevant, subcategories and private/off-topic)data archiving, document library


suitable forunsuitable for
presentations in teams (also online), group work, visualization of project contentstraceable/long-term communication, data archiving, document library


SharepointImage: IT Servicezentrum
suitable forunsuitable for

document library, task distribution, information and reference work

fast communication, presentation, visualization


suitable forunsuitable for
storage and backup of dataCommunication


suitable forunsuitable for
online meetingsustainable communication