Cloud Service

The University of Vienna offers a cloud service (named u:cloud) with 50 GB of storage for University employees. The service is based on the ownCloud software. For general information and terms of use (only in German) please see

Web Access

The easiest way to use u:cloud is to open a web browser and navigate to After logging in with your u:account you have direct access to all your cloud-stored files. You can create and delete files, share data with collaborators etc. via an easy to use graphical interface.

Department clients

On Windows, please write to the helpdesk and we will install the u:cloud client for you.

On Linux department clients, the cloud software already comes pre-installed. Please enter ucloud in a terminal or start it via the graphical menu. As user and password, use your u:account credentials.

Smartphones and tables

Of course, you may access your u:cloud data also via smartphone or tablet. Both Android and iPhone/iPad are supported. Please install the u:cloud client from the appropriate app store. For further information, refer to this page.

Important Information

Only use the official u:cloud clients

Please always use the official u:cloud clients. Although some versions of the generic owncloud client might work, this is not ensured and not officially supported.