Category: Communication

Microsoft Teams

Teams is a “collaboration” tool with audio/video telephony function. We recommend teams for everyday communication in smaller working teams.  Microsoft Teams is preinstalled on all Windows and macOS computers. On self-managed clients and mobile clients (e.g., Smartphones): To use Microsoft Teams you have to order the Microsoft Cloud Subscription in the IT-Shop (see the instructions). […]


Zoom web conferencing supports you in working, collaborating, communicating, teaching and learning online. Create your ETHZ Zoom licensed account Upon initial registration via, a Zoom Licensed account is automatically created. The account includes the following features: Hosting meetings with up to 300 participants No time restrictions for meeting Breakout rooms Polling Get assigned as alternative host […]

Mobile phone

Mobile Telephony is an additional service of ETH Zurich for mobile telephony and is based on the Swisscom Mobile Network. The service is available exclusively to employees of ETH Zurich. Orders, cancellation and modification for the Mobile Telephony Service are processed via the IT Shop All orders with cost implications always require the approval of the budget officer via ETHIS. Roaming […]


The hardphone was until end of 2022 the standard landline telephone at ETH Zurich. With the migration to Softphone (UC), these will be replaced for the personal workstations. The Softphone (UC) is based on the product “OpenScape UC” from Unify, the supplier of our previous telephony solution. From the end of February 2023, all new employees […]