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learning platform ILIAS

Freiburg University's central online learning platform



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ILIAS is the central online learning platform of Freiburg University. ILIAS is a user-friendly platform, which offers multiple functions for designing courses with e-learning elements.


Functions and advantages: overview


für teaching staff:

  • Designing and administering courses directly in the university calendar
  • Making content available online - password-protected
  • Uploading, designing, and administering materials, e.g. data, learning modules, wikis, literature lists, e-tests and exercises - independent of place and time 
  • Supporting cooperative learning through virtual work groups, wikis, blogs, or etherpads
  • Communicating with colleagues and students via the messaging system or forums
  • Mobile Access via tablet or smartphone
  • Scheduling via the integrated calendar


für students:

  • Central access to courses and course material - independent of time and place (including from mobile devices)
  • User-friendly interface - which can be personalized
  • Creating and organizing work groups without any cost and making use of all possibilities offered by ILIAS
  • Creating individual portfolios and blogs
  • Personalized calendar and online booking of office hours


Prerequisites for using ILIAS


  • Updated browser 
  • Uni-Account (Your initials and a number, e.g. ab412 and your user password)
    • Students receive their account automatically upon enrollment. More information...
    • Staff need to apply for an account online (MyAccount) by selecting registration. The account will be sent to you by mail. The account will enable you automatically to create and administer courses in ILIAS.
    • Short term lecturers: Please apply for an account through your institution. More information...
    • Teaching staff who would like to allow external participants access to ILIAS-courses (within the framework of teaching cooperations) can apply for guest accounts. Please contact us directly.
    • EUCOR-students and guest auditors can register online for an account


Support, advice, and workshops

Direct questions to:

ILIAS moreover features an extensive support area with documentation of the most important functionalities and a forum for questions.