Various services and offers of Leipzig University can only be used if you are within the University's network. In order to access these services from home or on the road, you need a so-called VPN connection to connect to the university network from outside.You need a valid university login to dial into the university network via VPN. You can choose between simple dial-in via the web browser using web VPN or full access using the AnyConnect client.

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The service offers users:

  • A secure network connection to the network of the University of Leipzig
  • Encrypted data transmission
  • VPN software (AnyConnect) for remote access to the university network
  • Comprehensive installation instructions for common operating systems

VPN setup*

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

This service is free of charge.


The service can be used by:

  • Students, faculty, staff and guests with a currently valid personal university login.
  • General internet connection
  • web browser
  • End device with common, up-to-date operating system

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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