Universität Bonn

University IT and Data Center

WiFi - eduroam
Internationally valid WiFi access at the university

For whom

All holders of a University ID can use the WiFi - eduroam service.

Furthermore, all guests who have eduroam access from their home institution.

What for?

To set up access to Eduroam with the configuration tool on your own end device.

For internet access on the university campus and in almost all university buildings.

For internet access worldwide at all participating institutions.

How does it work?

Members of the University of Bonn need a Uni-ID to use eduroam.

eduroam can be used with all common operating systems and on almost all end devices (PC, laptop, mobile phone). You will find the setting up clicking on the following button "Eduroam installation".

Alternative access

An alternative access option to eduroam is the WiFi - BONNET, which can be used by all holders of a University ID of the University of Bonn. It can only be used via VPN.


Detailed information and instructions can be found in the HRZ-Doku.
(can only be accessed from the BONNET)


Please check on a device with internet access whether you can log in to gosa.gosa.uni-bonn.de with your Uni-ID. If this is not the case, there is a problem with your Uni-ID. If you can log in there, please check whether the WiFi is set up for you according to the instructions (link to eduroam instructions) and/or set it up again if necessary. Otherwise, contact the IT Helpdesk.

Please check the signal strength of the WiFi. If the signal is weak, please contact your local administrator (if available), who may have an overview of the WiFi expansion at a location. Otherwise, or if you have a WiFi expansion request (for more information, click here: (link to WiFi coverage)), please contact netadmin@uni-bonn.de.

Related Topics


Central user ID of the University of Bonn for all university members.


You can find more information about eduroam on the DFN-Verein page.

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