The University of Zurich provides various tools that enable electronic communication and facilitate cooperation.
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.
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 Teams: Microsoft Help and Learning page
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.