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The university computing centre provides a VPN connection for Windows, Mac and Linux computers. Smartphones are not supported.

To use the VPN access, please download the necessary Cisco AnyConnect VPN-Client.

Remark: The download solely works outside the university Wi-Fi. Please access the link externally.

After the installation of the VPN-Client, please start it and configure it in the following way:

  • Server Address:
  • Username: Your username in the form <username>

The following operating systems are supported by the Cisco AnyConnect Client 4.5 (as at 12/2017):

Operation System Version
Windows Windows 10 x86(32-bit) and x64(64-bit)
Windows 8.1 x86(32-bit) and x64(64-bit)
Windows 8 x86(32-bit) and x64(64-bit)
Windows 7 SP1 x86(32-bit) and x64(64-bit)
Mac Mac OS X 10.12
Mac OS X 10.11
Mac OS X 10.10
Mac OS X 10.9
Linux Red Hat 6 and 7 (64-bit only)
Ubuntu 12.04(LTS), 14.04 (LTS), and 16.04 (LTS) (64-bit only)

The following ports need to be opened on your router:

Protocol Port
IPsec/IKEv2 UDP 500, UDP 4500