Universität Bonn

University IT and Data Center

Video Conference - DFNconf


The service can be used on many platforms without plugins. All that is needed is an up-to-date browser. An app for Android and iOS is available for mobile devices. Participation is also possible with a classic telephone.

For whom?


For regular use, an employee relationship in the respective institution is necessary.


Students can also be meeting organisers in exceptional cases.

What for?


The functionalities offered are

  • Video and audio chat
  • Text chat
  • File sharing
  • Screensharing
  • Telephone conferencing
  • Recordings
  • Streaming

How does it work?

  • Log in as the organiser of a video/web conference.
  • Create a corresponding room. There are three options: Meeting room, lecture or telephone conference
  • As the organiser, you receive a pin which you then also need to log into the meeting room yourself so that you can use the conference functions.
  • You can also generate a pin for the participants to prevent free access to the room (optional).
  • After creating the room, you receive a template for inviting additional participants; the template contains the necessary data for access.

Login with the Uni-ID

The login is done with the Uni-ID. Only the creators of a conference room need a Uni-ID, participants can be authenticated by the creator, guests can also participate in a conference without a login. 


DFN-Verein offers an online consultation / hotline for questions about the platform:

online on every first Monday of the month from 2pm - 4pm
the conference ID is: 0049100979351


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

Related Topics


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