Account – u:account

The u:account is your personal access to the IT services of the University of Vienna. It consists of the u:account UserID and the u:account password.

u:accounts have to be set up by the users themselves. For further information, please see Setting up a u:account.

After termination of a degree programme or an employment the privileges of the u:account will be limited or revoked. More information under Expiration of a u:account.

Individual details about your u:account (e.g. free storage space, Wi-Fi password) are listed under My u:account.


The document IT-Services for Students of the University of Vienna (PDF) provides further information about the u:account for students and the IT services you can use with it.

Employees and personnel not directly employed with the University

For further information about the u:account for employees and the associated IT services, please see the information brochure IT services for Employees of the University of Vienna (PDF) 


A u:account for guests is limited to a certain period of time. After the user has set up the account, an employee or an organisational unit (supporter) of the University of Vienna is responsible for its administration. The supporter defines the validity of the u:account and whether it is equipped with standard permissions or extended permissions.

Among others, the following persons receive a u:account for guests:

  • official guests and visitors of the University of Vienna
  • academic cooperation partners
  • employees of companies carrying out work at the University of Vienna.

The most important IT services you can use with the standard u:account for guests include:

  • Wi-Fi - eduroam
  • VPN
  • Password management
  • My u:account

The extended u:account for guests offers the following additional services:

  • E-mail services
  • Online storage space
  • Computer rooms
  • E-learning - Moodle
  • Log-in at centrally managed PCs

Service u:account


As an employee of the University of Vienna, you can set up and administer service u:accounts for technical purposes.

Terms of use

By registering your u:account, you agree to the u:account – regulations for use (PDF).