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Several software products can be purchased by employees and students of the University of Cologne at particularly favorable conditions via the University's Online Software-Shop.

On our websites, you can find information about the software products and terms of licenses as well as tips for purchasers and for the use of the Software-Shop.

If you have further questions concerning software licenses or the Software-Shop, please use our contact form.

Support-Ende von Windows 7

Ab dem 14. Januar 2020 wird Microsoft den Support für Windows 7 einstellen. Das Betriebssystem wird dann nicht mehr mit Sicherheitsupdates versorgt und wird so zu einer potentiellen Gefahrenquelle für Sie, Ihre Daten und das angeschlossene Netzwerk.

Falls Sie weiterhin Windows benutzen möchten, empfehlen wir Ihnen, auf Windows 10 umzusteigen. Alle hierzu relevanten Informationen inden Sie auf unserer Webseite zu Windows 10.

Campus licenses for literature organization programs

The University of Cologne has concluded a campus license for the literature management programs EndNote and Citavi to February 2020. Students can use these programs during the contract period. Facilities have to pay an annual fee.  

Further information about the Citavi campus license
Further information about the EndNote campus license

Office 365 Pro Plus for students (including Windows 10 upgrade)

From now on, all students of the University of Cologne can use Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus for 4,99 Euro per year. The download allows for local installations on up to 5 devices as well as Office Mobile on another 5 mobile devices. Cloud services are not included.

The software cannot be used after the exmatriculation.

Further information about Office 365 Pro Plus for students.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the RRZK-Helpdesk