Online Services

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eduroam – Worldwide Up to Date

Online around the world – an introduction to eduroam, the free WLAN internet access for members of RWTH, and not only through the TH network.

Your Own Email Address

When do you get it? How should you create it? "". Answers to questions about the personal RWTH email account are available at the service desk in the IT Centers.



VPN – Work From Home Securely

Secure outside access to internal RWTH web content – the VPN service for members of the University

Well Armed Against Viruses

The Sophos Virus Scanner is free for members of RWTH - even for private use.

Secure All Around

Tips and tricks to work free of any worries in the RWTH network


Service, Advising, Help

One for All – TIM User Administration

Register once at Selfservice and use all of the IT Center's online services with one log-in.


RWTHonline is the integrated Campus Management System that has been fully launched in the winter semester of 2018/2019.

To ease the transition from the old CAMPUS Office system to RWTHonline, we have created a FAQ section on how to plan your studies in RWTH online.

Transition from CAMPUS Office to RWTHonline

The following services will remain available via CAMPUS Office:

  • RWTH course catalog of past semesters, up to and including the summersemester of 2018
  • Specific course catalog for instructors
  • Access to certificates gained in past semesters (achievements), up to and including the summersemester of 2018
  • Maintenance of personal and organizational data ("organizational unit" role), including the integration of CAMPUS personal data into the Identity Mangement System, as a data source for RWTHonline and the RWTH telephone system


RWTHmoodle is RWTH’s central web-based learning platform. Its virtual classrooms feature a wide range of functions that enable digital teaching formats to be implemented.

At a Glance – Online help

Information on activating networks, TIM user administration, software, and other services from the IT Center.

Reference – Software Guides

At the IT Center's service desk, students can get inexpensive manuals on popular software.


The IT-ServiceDesk offers assistance with all the IT services of the IT Center, e.g. for CAMPUS Office, the RWTH email account, eduroam, VPN, and activation.

In Shape for Your Studies, in Shape for IT

Free workshops in IT - such as for LaTeX, Microsoft Office, SPSS – this service is available for students by students from the IT Center's fiT team.


Advantages & Discounts

Software at an Excellent Cost

In the Software shop, University members can find inexpensive and even totally free offers for various applications, such as MATLAB, Creo, and OriginPro for statistical data analyis, Citavi and Endnote for referencing management, and also Microsoft Office.

External Computational Power

Use our PC-pools or our high performance computer for complex problems.

Gigamove – An Easy Way to Share Large Files

Upload or request large files online via Gigamove – scanned for viruses – without any software.

Online Training with the IT Academy Program

Expand your skills for free through the Microsoft learning platform - an offer for members of RWTH Aachen.

News From Science

Read or post news through the central news server for the German National Research and Education Network (Deutsches Forschungsnetz).