VPN dial-up into campus network

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VPN service enables users to access campus network off-campus via an own internet connection (e.g. from home via DSL or on the go via mobile data)

It enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network.


A VPN connection enables access to internal services of Kiel University, electronic journal and downloading software and the relevant licenses from Kiel University web pages.


  • using internal services of Kiel University
  • access on electronic journals
  • using licensed software 
  • encrypted connection to the intranet of Kiel University


Software requirements

For a VPN connection a VPN client is required. Various VPN software as well as installation guides for the most known operating systems are provided on our pages.


The service can be used at any time.

Service hours

Fault messages are accepted around the clock via the hotline form.


In case of any questions or problems, please contact us via Hotline, hotline@rz.uni-kiel.de or phone (Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm) under 880-5555.


Registration for VPN access for employees can be achieved via a registration form and online for students.