IT and Media Services

You can't connect to the WiFi? You want to print something, but don't know how and where? You need VPN access? Have you forgotten the password for your university account? Answers to these and other questions as well as instructions on setting up and using IT and media services can be found (in German) in the service catalogue of the Computer and Media Centre.

Please note: The service catalogue is accessible from the university network without login or externally via VPN using your university account.

bwSync&Share - exchanging and editing data

bwSync&Share is an online storage service for employees and students of colleges and universities in Baden-Württemberg. bwSync&Share offers the possibility to access shared data, exchange it with different users and edit it together. Data access is possible via your web browser when you use Shibboleth to log in.

Further information about bwSync&Share can be found here (in German).

Printing, Copying and Scanning

Across the University campus you can find 30 Xerox All-in-One Printers which you can use to print, copy and scan.

Further information and instructions can be found here (in German).

E-Mail

Once you have activated your main university account, you will receive an individual Reutlingen University e-mail address.

Further information and instructions can be found here (in German).

eduroam - Wi-Fi access at other universities

Eduroam (education roaming) provides secure network access to members of universities and research institutions. With your Reutlingen University account, you can access the Wi-Fi of participating institutions.

Further information and installation instructions can be found here (in German).

File Exchange (F*EX) - easily share big files

F*EX is an external service used for sending very large files.

Further information can be found here (in German).

University Account

With your university account you can log in to various university services and on to the campus computers.

Further information about your university account can be found here (in German).

RELAX - The University's learning management system

RELAX is the learning management system used at Reutlingen University. The software supports cooperative teaching and learning methods. Working materials, such as texts, links and files, and learning activities, such as forums, tests, assignments and lessons, are provided in the virtual courserooms. The arrangement of working materials and learning activities works in different didactic situations.

Further information and instructions on RELAX can be found here (in German).

Personal Drive

Every student, lecturer and employee has access to a personal drive to save files.

Further information can be found here (in German).

Shared Workspace (BSCW)

BSCW (Basic Support for Cooperative Work) is a software program that supports collaboration, for example in project management or document collaboration.

Further information about BSCW can be found here (in German).

Sophos Mobile

With the Sophos App provided by the university, you can easily and securely access university data and your emails.

Further information can be found here (in German).

DFN Conference Call - Easily create dial-in numbers

The DFN Web Conference Service allows you to create a dial-in number for a conference call. This is how it works:

  1. Log in to the DFN web conferencing service by clicking Anmeldung über DFN-AAI [Log in using DFN-AAI], selecting "Reutlingen University" and using your university log in details.
  2. Click on Mein Profil [My Profile] → Meine Audioprofile [My Audio-Profile] → Neues Profil [New Profile].
  3. Enter a profile name and click on Profil erstellen [Create Profile].
  4. A telephone number will appear. Tell the participants the dial-in number, date and time of the conference call.

It is not necessary to create a new number for each conference call. Once you have created a telephone number, it can be reused as often as you like.

DFN Sheduler - securely arrange appointments

The DFN Scheduler is a secure tool for scheduling appointments. IP addresses are stored anonymously and log files are deleted after seven days. The data is exclusively stored in Germany through the DFN, is not passed on to third parties and is not used for any other purpose. An expiry date must be specified for each application. After the expiration date, all data entered will be completely deleted.

To arrange an appointment, please visit this page: https://terminplaner4.dfn.de/

Further information on the DFN Scheduler can be found here (in German).

Events Service

The Media Centre is also responsible for the technical preparation and coordination of event technology.

Further information about this service can be found here (in German).

Video Conferences (DFNconf PEXIP)

The DFNconf service gives its users in the academic community the opportunity to host video, audio and web conferences.

Further information can be found here (in German).

VPN - connect with the university network

Whether at home or somewhere else, you can connect to the university´s computer network via VPN to use licensed e-resources and other electronic services. VPN also allows you to surf public Wi-Fi networks securely.

Further information about VPN can be found here (in German).

Wi-Fi - Internet access for mobile devices

Wi-Fi is available on the entire campus.

Members of Reutlingen University should log into the "myCampus" network. This requires an activated university account.

Members of other universities can log into "eduroam" using their home-university details.

Guests of Reutlingen University can register in the "guestCampus" network.

Further information and instructions can be found here (in German).