Microsoft Software

Office 365

Reutlingen University students and employees can use Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for the price of 3.99€ per year, and students can also get a free license for Windows 10 Education. Continue to the website https://bildung365.de to download the software.

Office 365 ProPlus includes the following services:

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Skype for Business and Access (Publisher and Acess not for Mac)
  • 5 installations per user - can be used locally or offline
  • An additional 5 installations on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones
  • Free updates

You can also activate further services in Office 365, such as OneDrive. Click here for instructions on how to do this (in German).

You must be a student or employee of Reutlingen University to use this service. Office365 can be used for 365 days from the date of activation, and then the right of use will automatically expire. If you want to extend this, you must purchase the software package again via https://bildung365.de, but you will not need to reinstall it.

The University does not offer support for the products. However, DrVis can provide you with around-the-clock technical support via e-mail: officesupport@drvis.de.

Office 365 has the following system requirements:

Operating system: Windows 7 SP1 or later; Mac OS X 10.10 or later; iPad iOS 8 or later; Android 4.4 or later; Windows Phone 8.1 or later.

System requirements for PC/Mac:

  • Computer and processor: 1GHz or faster 86- or 64-bit processor and SSE2 instruction set (PC), Intel processor (Mac)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM (PC) and 4 GB RAM (Mac)
  • Hard drive: 3 GB available hard drive space (PC); 6 GB HFS+ hard drive format (Mac)
  • Display: Monitor with a resolution of 1024 x 768 (PC) or 1280 x 800 (Mac) or higher.
  • Graphics: For graphics hardware acceleration, a DirectX10-capable graphics card with a resolution of 1024 x 576 is required on the computer.
  • Browser: current versions of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome or Firefox.
  • Others: Internet functions require an Internet connection.