With the “Own cloud storage (Speicherwolke)” service, you have the option of storing files and documents centrally and synchronising them with different end devices. The files stored in the cloud storage can be shared with other people in a secure way and partly edited together. We currently use the cloud storage application “Speicherwolke” for this purpose.

Our service for you

The service offers users:

  • the possibility to temporarily store data
  • regular storage size of 5 GB
  • Synchronisation on several end devices via app or website
  • the possibility of uncomplicated sharing of documents within and outside the University of Leipzig
  • Rights management at user level (write/read/upload)
  • password security and time limits on releases
  • Compliance with IT security and data protection standards
  • Version history

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This service is free of charge.


The service can be used by:

  • Students and staff of a university of the Storage Cloud Federation (Leipzig University, HTWK, HGB or HMT) with a currently valid personal university login.

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
PDF 378 KB

  • 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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  • General internet connection
  • Web browser
  • Storage cloud account/account


The storage cloud is not suitable for the permanent storage of documents (for this, please use our service “Personal storage space (home drive for employees)” for file backup and also not for archiving.

The storage cloud does not provide you with a permanent backup of files.

To the service “Personal storage space (home drive for employees)“