Network Time Server (NTP)

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Network time servers are used to synchronize clocks in computer and server systems via network.

To provide exact time sources, the computing department runs two stratum 1 clocks, which synchronize against DCF77 and GPS. 

Range of service

Setting and synchronization of the clocks on the computer and server systems. The necessary settings to use the NTP servers of Kiel University can be found under Central Computer and IP Addresses.

Your benefits

Automatic setting and synchronization of the computer server clock with the time in the selected time zone.


The service is available 24 hours a day in normal operation.

Service hours

Fault reports are received around the clock via the hotline form.


If you have any questions or problems, please contact the hotline, or by telephone (Mon-Fri 9-16) at 880-5555.


No registration required for this service.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)



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