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Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel Rechenzentrum CAU Kiel

General information

General information about the University Computing Center (RZ)


The University Computing Center (RZ) is one of the main facilities of the University of Kiel. The main task is to support the university in research,  teaching and administration activities.


Main tasks are:

  • Operating the whole communication infrastructure of the university
  • Support of sciences by supply of computing and storage systems
  • IT-Support of institutions, boards and users
  • Supply of an infrastructure for hosting of general tasks (WWW, FTP etc.) and special appliances




Public and Mailing Address

Computing Centre University Kiel

Ludewig-Meyn-Str. 4

D-24118 Kiel

Phone +49 431 880-2768

Fax     +49 431 880-1523


Public Computer Lab

with RZ-Workstations

Hermann-Rodewald-Str. 3

D-24118 Kiel


Commissarial head Sören Lorenz

Deputy Lars Kühnel

Secretariat Imke Ulrich




All departments of the university can use the computing center free of charge on the basis of the User Framework Regulation (Ordinance).

All users have to register in order to use the services of the computing center. Employees have to  fill in a form, students have to register in the Students Online project.



Opening hours


Operation hours / Service   Monday - Thursday   8:00 am - 17:00 pm

                                           Friday                        8:00 am - 16:00 pm


Public Computer Lab/          Monday - Friday        8:00 am - 22:00 pm

Public area






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