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WiFi-Access (WLAN-Access)

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Wi-Fi is the abbreviation for Wireless Fidelity and is commonly used to describe Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). The Wi-Fi-access of Philipps-University Marburg provides wireless and authenticated connections for Wi-Fi-enabled devices (such as laptops, tablets or smart phones) to the Internet. The Wi-Fi-access can be used by students, professors and employees of Philipps-University and also by members of other universities. Required is an appropriate Internet account at Philipps-University (students or staff) or another university participating in eduroam.

The university's Access-Points are installed inside or outside of buildings of Philipps-University Marburg. For an overview of Wi-Fi hotspots, see the site map of Wi-Fi hotspots and the detailed list of hotspots.

For more information on the use of wireless access, see the sections tutorials, operational concept and infrastructure.


Network (SSID) Comment
WiFi Access for students, staff and guests from other universities and research institutions
UMRnet_staff WiFi Access for staff (for new setups please use eduroam)
WiFi Access for students (for new setups please use eduroam)

Authentication Method

For authentication the access-points of Philipps-University Marburg use a central authentication- and key-management via WPA2 Enterprise / IEEE 802.1X and RADIUS-server.

Supported Authentication Methods

Authentication Standard
EAP Type
CA-Certificate Username: Outer Identity
Username: Inner Identity
WPA2 Enterprise / IEEE 802.1X
PEAP + MSCHAPv2 T-Telesec Global Root Class 2 or
Your Username
WPA2 Enterprise / IEEE 802.1X
EAP-TTLS+PAP T-Telesec Global Root Class 2 or
Your Username


  • Students of Philipps-University Marburg use as "username" or "identity" their complete username (i.e., starting with an upper-case letter.
  • Staff of Philipps-University Marburg use as "username" or "identity" their complete username (i.e., starting with a lower-case letter.
  • Members of other universities use as "username" or "identity" their complete username of their home university (i.e. Please see the further settings for eduroam.


As password please enter your personal password.

Root Certificate

The root certificate  T-Telesec Global Root Class 2 guarantees the trustworthiness of the Wi-Fi-networks at Philipps-University Marburg. It should be located in your certificate store of your operating system. If it is not present in you certificate store yet, you can always install it manually, please see the tutorials for installation of the root certificate.


The settings necessary for Wi-Fi-access at Philipps-University Marburg can differ considerably depending to the operating system and supplicant. Please find the appropriate settings for common operating systems in the tutorials for Wi-Fi-access.

Last modified: 05.02.2019 · Bernd Nicklas


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