Services at the institute
You can log on to every computer in public pc-pools at the Centre for East Asian Studies using the URZ-Accounts/UNI-ID of the Universitätsrechenzentrum. By using the UNI-ID every student has the opportunity to log on personalised and will find personal settings and files.
You have to confirm the URZ-Account/UNI-ID personally on the website of the Universitätsrechenzentrum (www.urz.uni-heidelberg.de -> Schnellzugriffe -> Kennung freischalten). In case you encounter problems, please use the information services of the Universitätsrechenzentrums.
- URZ service
- URZ IT support
You can use Moodle (https://elearning2.uni-heidelberg.de/) with the URZ-Account/UNI-ID as well.
Laptop LAN, WebAccess and eduroam
Private computers such as laptops have internet access through the university wide LaptopLAN (Wifi name: UNI-HEIDELBERG + VPN-Client) or the more and more available WebAccess network (Wifiname: UNI-WEBACCESS + browser login). A short manual how to install the VPN client and set up the connection can be found here.
All associates of other German academic institutions may use the eduroam network to access the internet. More information on eduroam may be found on the URZ webseite Eduroam-Zugang am URZ.
Print, Copy and Scan
Documents can be printed out at the pc-pool in the library (R.213). The respective printer is "Brother HL-5350DN (Ausleihe Sinologie)". The documents are sent to the front desk (R.224), where you may pick them up for 5 cents a page.
You can copy documents at the copy room in the library (R.211) using the coiner. One white A4 page costs 5 cents, colour 10 cents.
You can scan documents at the copy room in the library (R.211). We advise you not to use the USB port. The data transfer is extremely slow. Please use the "Guest" account in the address book. All scans are sent to the Scan-PC right next to the copy machine. Please delete your scans after copying the files to your personal usb stick.
Projectors, laptops and other technical equipment can be hired for lectures and presentations at the front desk of the library (R.224). You can book the equipment online. Please log on to the equipment reservation platform using your UNI-ID (students) or AD-working account (staff) and choose the equipment you would like to reserve.
Online reservation (login with UNI-ID or AD-Account)
The bwSync&Share service is an online store service for members and students of all universities in Baden-Württemberg. It is provided by the Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie (KIT) since 01.01.2014 and allows users to synchronize/exchange their data between different computers, mobile devices and users. Further information about this service can be found in the user manual (ger).
The service can be used by regular members and students either with the old as well as with the new Uni ID (but not project numbers!).
The maximum storage amount is 10 GB, and there are local clients for Windows and Apple computers available.
To use the service you have to register at:
Access with your browser and the client download file is available at (requires login via Shibboleth)