Internet access with "eduroam"


Eduroam is a worldwide bond of university and research networks. It enables its members in many parts of the world, especially in Europe, to easily access the Internet via WLAN using their personal user ID. The WLAN identifier (SSID) is uniformly called "eduroam".

How I can use eduroam?

Every DKFZ employee with a valid user ID is entitled to use eduroam. To connect to the ssid "eduroam" it is necessary to install the CAT profile (Configuration Assistant Tool) via the following link:

If the CAT profile is installed, it must be ensured that all old eduroam configurations have been deleted beforehand.

Note: Eduroam configuration changes 2019

Installation instructions

Access to the DKFZ Intranet

The "Eduroam" service only gives you access to the Internet. Access to the DKFZ intranet is only possible if you establish a VPN connection. The configuration of the VPN access on your computer can be found in the Intranet in the ITCF Wiki.

Where can I use eduroam?

An overview, as well as lists of the affiliated locations, are available under the following link for Germany, Europe, Canada and the USA. However, these lists do not include all locations where Eduroam is available:

Users of iPhone, iPad and Android devices can also use the "Eduroam Companion" app to find Eduroam locations. This app can be found in the respective app stores. However, the DKFZ does not support "Eduroam Companion" or Android devices in general.

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