Category: Network

Request Internet Access (guest access)

To use the ETH wireless network you have to request the access. Connect your device to the WLAN “public” or “public-5” open a browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge or Internet Explorer) if it doesn’t open automatically Fill in your mobile number, accept the terms of use and click “Request access code” You will get a […]

Special WLAN

At ETH you will find different network ID assigned to the network access points: eduroam / eduroam-5 Recommended for ETH members. see WLAN Also for Visitors from universities using Eduroam may use this network to connect to the internet by providing there username and e-mail-domain of the home university (login@homeuniversity). For ETH members login is: <username> / <username> […]

Wired network

You can connect to the wired network with the blue network cable. If you have a Open Stage telephone (WEV and SEC building), you can connect the network cable directly to the phone instead of the UTP connection in the wall. In your office there are several UTP connections, but not all are working. If you […]


WiFi at ETH Connect to WLAN «eduroam» oder «eduroam-5» Connect to the Wi-Fi network eduroam (automatic, mobile on the go) or eduroam-5 (manual, stationary working place). Username To connect, you have to enter your ETH username complemented by one of these three appendices:», «» or «» as for instance “”, or “”. Password To connect to a network (WLAN, VPN etc.) […]


We provide a way to access the ETH campus network from outside the ETH. This is a requirement to access several IT services from outside ETH locations (i.e. when you are connected to the network of an external university, a hotel WiFi network or telecommunication provider network). The technique behind that is called VPN and […]

Internet abroad with eduroam

EDUROAM – surfing at universities around the world: “eduroam” offers access for members of universities from many countries around the world. Access to eduroam is via @. Visit the eduroam website1 to find out which countries are taking part. For ETH members the username looks like this: ETH user name@<realm> whereby “realm” is either staff-net, […]