Online Collaboration

The University of Zurich provides various tools that enable electronic communication and facilitate cooperation.

UZH Connect

Students and staff at UZH may use the UZH Connect platform for comprehensive collaboration. UZH Connect includes e-mail, calendar, communities, document management, blogs, wikis, and chat functions.

For comprehensive information about these tools, please see our UZH Connect overview page: Overview of UZH Connect tools

Wiki with instructions for UZH Connect: Wiki UZH Connect

Office 365/Microsoft Teams

Central IT provides Office 365 with Microsoft Teams, OneNote, the Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ...) and other products to all UZH employees and students to support and promote collaboration at the university. Microsoft Teams is a platform that combines chat, meetings, notes, and attachments.

Office 365 is essentially an online service from Microsoft, but also includes a suite of locally installable applications for editing documents stored locally and in the cloud.

Logging in to Office 365 UZH
Installation of local Office 365 applications
Microsoft Teams

For further information and installation instructions for Office 365 and Teams, please refer to our support page: Office 365 Support

General information and tutorials for Microsoft TeamsMicrosoft Help and Learning page

Video Conferences

Desktop video conferencing systems are ideal for online meetings or conferences with presentations on your computer and are optimized to be used by one person per location with a headset.

Overview of video conferencing tools