Employees of Leipzig University can use a mailbox based on Microsoft Exchange in addition to the standard email box. Exchange is a groupware system from Microsoft that combines email, tasks, calendars, address books and many other practical functions. The Exchange email box can be used both with the Outlook software for your desktop and via a web frontend.

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The service offers users:

Microsoft Exchange email box.

  • initial storage quota of 5 GB
  • extension of the storage space by a further 2 GB when the quota is exhausted (max. storage space quota is 12 GB, thereafter extension by individual agreement)
  • Appointments, calendar, task management, contacts, notes
  • Groupware functionality (share calendar, assign tasks, global address list)
  • Outlook as desktop software and Outlook web app
  • Help & Support

Security concept

  • Encrypted communication between client and server
  • Encrypted data transport
  • Anti-virus protection

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Access to Outlook / Outlook Web App

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This service is free of charge


Employees of Leipzig University have the option of increasing the storage space available for their Exchange mailbox.

To do so, simply write an email to the service desk (servicedesk@uni-leipzig.de) or use our form.

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The service can be used by:

  • Employees with a currently valid personal university login (for student/scientific assistants, the application must be made via a superior employee).
  • General internet connection or the end device must be in the university network (LAN, WLAN+VPN).
  • Outlook 2016 or a more recent version
  • Web browser

The use of the service requires compliance with the following regulations:

  • For all services of the University Computer Centre, the IuK usage regulations of the University Computer Centre of the University of Leipzig apply in principle. Misuse of services of the University Computer Centre may lead to the termination of the usage permit and, if applicable, to criminal proceedings.

IuK user regulations of the URZ

  • Information Security Regulations and Data Protection Regulations of the Department for Data Protection and Information Security of the University of Leipzig

Information Security Regulations
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Principles of information security

Data protection regulations
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  • The Data Protection Officer of the University of Leipzig must be consulted when personal data is collected.
    If you have any questions about data protection, please contact the Data Protection Officer of the University of Leipzig.
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Emails can only be forwarded via the standard email box (please use our email box for employees service).