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Our mission

The Computer Centre has been one of the central institutions of the University of Freiburg since 1966 and is directly assigned to the Rectorate in accordance with §16 of the Basic Regulations of the Albert Ludwig University. It forms an IT competence centre with a broad spectrum of information and communication services for science and ensures the basic supply of the university with modern and highly efficient IT infrastructure.


Provision and support of the central IT infrastructure solutions

  • university data networks (internet lines and connections, WLAN, telephone)
  • central backup services
  • high-performance storage solutions
  • Communication servers (e-mail, learning platform, web and content management)
  • PC pool systems with high-performance printer connections
  • IT systems of the university administration
  • Central identity management solutions
  • Media technology (auditorium technology, rental equipment)
  • Campus Management / Student Management Services (SMS)


Advice and training

  • on the use of e-learning
  • IT courses for employees
  • Training of information technology specialists


Support for research and teaching

  • High Performance Computing
  • Administration and procurement of university software licences
  • Tenders for the procurement of computer systems for the state of Baden-Württemberg (on behalf of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts)


Innovative IT solutions from a single source

The entire network-based communication infrastructure of the university is organisationally united at the computer centre and can be operated accordingly in a synergetic manner. The wireless network and the current further development of the telephone system in the direction of internet technology are visible successes on the way to an integrated infrastructure.

Our staff are available to provide advice and support on all questions relating to information technology with a comprehensive range of advisory and support services.

Through our own research at the Chair of Communication Systems, we are IT innovators and involved in a large number of research projects. Pioneering technologies are thus quickly recognised and can be immediately implemented as new services. The Computer Centre thus meets the requirements of a university of excellence and contributes to the international competitiveness of the Albert-Ludwigs University with the personal commitment of its staff and its range of services.