Zoom is a software package that enables video conferences - so-called meetings - to be held with up to 300 participants. In addition to private and public chat functions and the transmission of video and audio sources, Zoom offers the possibility of screen sharing, polls and virtual group rooms. This allows you to implement digital teaching and other online meetings (committees, working groups, etc.). All members of the University of Leipzig can log in with their Uni-Login, set up a video conference or take part in one as part of fulfilling the University's statutory duties.

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The service offers users:

  • Audio and video transmission functionalities
  • Present screen
  • Chat function
  • virtual group rooms (breakout room)
  • Drawing, shared whiteboard
  • Surveys
  • vitrual background
  • Provision of a Zoom licence

Access Zoom Video Conferencing*

* By clicking on this button, you confirm that you have taken note of the conditions for using this service.

For help with the service, please refer to the manual:

Zoom manual

This service is free of charge.

The service can be used by:

  • Students, lecturers, researchers, employees with a currently valid personal university login.


  • General internet connection
  • Web browser
  • a powerful terminal device
  • a headset (loudspeaker/microphone)
  • a webcam


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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Terms of use and information on data protection

The following terms of use apply to the use of the Zoom video conferencing platform of Zoom Video Communications Inc. In addition, you will find information on data protection on the page.

Terms of use and privacy policy for Zoom

Terms of use and privacy policy for Zoom


The service only includes the provision of the software licence. The University Computer Centre does not handle support requests for Zoom. For this purpose, the manufacturer offers a limited helpdesk in addition to detailed tutorials, live training und FAQs. Please also note the manufacturer's best practice advice.

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