eduroam is a worldwide service for Internet access for institutes of education and science and their employees and students.
In order to use eduroam an eduroam compatible, valid account with one of the participating institutions is required. The accounts of the GWDG (employees and students of the university) and of the Max-Planck-Institute are eduroam compatible.
The WLAN eduroam is available alongside GoeMobile. In genereal it can be used everywhere where GoeMobile is also available (except for the UMG). The WLAN eduroam uses eduroam for authentication of users, implements an encrypted radio connection (WPA2) and thus is also the recommended alternative for users from the university and the MPI to the unencrypted access via the WebPortal or to the additional encryption using VPN.