The Skype for Business video conferencing system is a communication tool that combines chat, telephone and video conferencing with other functions. Synchronous, location-independent collaboration scenarios can be organised via Skype for Business.

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The service offers users:

  • Instant messaging and chat
  • Video conferencing and IP telephony
  • Content and desktop sharing
  • Integration of contacts and groups based on the Outlook/Exchange address book
  • Integration of contact lists from local directory services such as
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Detailed instructions for setting up under different operating systems

Set up Skype for Business*

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

The service is free of charge.


The service can be used by:

  • Students, lecturers, researchers, staff and external users with a currently valid personal university login.
  • General internet connection
  • Web browser
  • 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
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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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