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Student Computer Services

General information on the admission of international students at TU Wien can be found at
http://www.tuwien.ac.at/en/services/studienabteilung/the_conditions_for_admission_of_foreigners/

IT Solutions (TU.it) provide the following services for students of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien):

  • personal account, access to the TISS information system
  • electronic mail,
  • access to internet,
  • permanent storage space for mail and files,
  • webmail,
  • WLAN,
  • public computer pools (internet rooms),
  • VPN-service

Information Folder

Account

Every student admitted to study at TU Wien is eligible for a student account (information on studying in Austria: http://www.bmwf.gv.at/, general information on the admission of international students at TU Wien:
http://www.tuwien.ac.at/en/services/studienabteilung/the_conditions_for_admission_of_foreigners/)

To activate your student account fill out this web mask https://service.zid.tuwien.ac.at/student/pin.php (PIN-code required).

Alternatively you may contact the service center (TU.it, Freihaus, 2nd floor, yellow area). All tutors speak English, some are knowledgeable in other languages too. Please have your student identity card ready. You will have to sign that you acknowlegde the rules and policies of TU.it.

You can choose your initial password, which will be valid for access to the PCs in the internet rooms, for the student server and for TISS. It is possible to change your password at: https://service.zid.tuwien.ac.at/student/

Services

e-mail
Unique e-mail address for every student (e1234567@student.tuwien.ac.at). E-mail clients are installed at the computer rooms. Mail user name and password are identical to your student server login user name (e.g. "e1234567") and login password. More information (in German).

Storage space / Web Space
1000 MB is available for e-mails, 500 MB for other files.
Webspace is provided on web.student for every student account (300 MB), CGI, Perl, php, MySQL.  More information (in German).

Student Software Service

Inexpensive software, available on CD/DVD or online, for TU students only. More information.

Free Software and Open Source

available at http://www.gdsw.at/

Access

Public computer rooms

The computers at the public computer rooms can be used by all students who have a valid user account. There are about 250 PCs with pentium processors (or better) and 19" color monitors available. Operating system is Linux, Microsoft applications are avaliable via Citrix terminal server.

Public computer rooms for students are located at:

  • FH1: Freihaus, ground floor, red area
  • FHSR: Freihaus, ground floor, red area
  • FHA (Aula Freihaus): ground floor, red area
  • FH2: Freihaus, 2nd floor, yellow area, next to Nöbauer lecture hall
  • FH3 (HTU Fachschaft Physik): Freihaus, 2nd floor, yellow area, next to lecture halls 2, 3, 4
  • GH1: Gußhaus - old part, Gußhausstraße 25, 3rd floor
  • GH2: Gußhaus - new building, Gußhausstraße 27-29, ground floor
  • TR (Treitlstraße): Treitlstraße 3, 1st floor, next to FS Informatik
  • BIB (Hauptbibliothek): Resselgasse 4, 1st floor
  • GHA (Aula Gußhausstraße): Gußhausstraße 27-29, Aula
  • GM (Chemie-Hochhaus): Getreidemarkt 9, basement
  • GM1 (Lehartrakt): Lehargasse 4, basement
  • GM2: Getreidemarkt, Maschinenbau, 1st floor, next to Radinger Hörsaal
  • PM (Perlmooserhaus): Operngasse 11, grund floor
  • KP: Main building, Karlsplatz 13, stair 7, above HS 7

Current utilization: here you can check how many PCs are free at the moment.

Software:
Various communication software is available.

VPN (Virtual Private Network):
Secure connection between your computer and TUNET via the internet. More information (in German). 

WLAN (Wireless LAN Service) in all buildings and common areas of the University.

TISS Information System

Here you will find information regarding institutes, courses and curricula: http://tiss.tuwien.ac.at/. Login with your student account.

Address Book of TU Wien

An e-mail alias <e1234567@student.tuwien.ac.at> is assigned to each student account. Every student gets an entry in the address book of TU Wien, containing the actual address. Additional e-mail addresses may be entered. Student data is only available within the university net (TUNET) or after successful login.

Policies

We expect students using the internet services to obey Austrian law and to respect the rules of our university.

We appreciate your co-operation.

Help and Information

Please contact the Service Center, where help (in English) with any problems concerning the internet services can be provided. Hotline: 58801 - 42006.

Or send an e-mail to: studhelp@it.tuwien.ac.at