The University Computing Centre (URZ) is responsible for the planning, installation and secure operation of the university's information and communication infrastructure as well as central network services and servers.

It is the competence centre for IT questions of users and ensures the professional participation in the further development of IT resources such as hardware, software and data networks at the OVGU. The URZ, in coordination with the Equipment and IT Commission, represents the university in IT matters and organises cooperation with other university computer centres.

The URZ is divided into three departments and a central office, which provide the corresponding services:

  • URZ-L | Office of the URZ management
  • URZ-N | Department Networks and Communication
    • Maintenance of the infrastructure for the university data network and the necessary server services.
  • URZ-S | Department Central Systems
    • Provision of central computing resources (server, storage, data backup) and support of special servers.
  • URZ-D | Services and Support
    • Support of computer pools and computer workstations for teaching and research of staff and students as well as development and campus-wide provision of the necessary infrastructure.
    • Central software supply for the university, provision of central applications and portals.

The IT Service Point is located in the entrance area of the computer center (building 26.1 room 003). It is the central contact point for students and employees who need personal support in solving IT service problems.

Opening Hours of the University Computing Centre

The University Computing Centre opens the IT-Service-Point for you all year round.

Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 11:00 and
13:00 to 17:00
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 08:00 to 11:00 and
13:00 to 15:00
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The URZ is closed on weekends and public holidays.

Booking of the computer pools for teaching is possible from Monday to Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. On Fridays, booking is possible from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The URZ staff can usually be found in their offices during core working hours.

During the closing period over the turn of the year, as well as at Easter, different opening hours usually apply. You will find the corresponding information under News.

Last Modification: 04.11.2023 - Contact Person: Webmaster