Password change

It is possible to change your password in the Identity Management System (IDMS) of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg under the corresponding function. If you forgot your password, please contact the URZ Service Desk.

Note: The corresponding technical procedure has been changed; an active VPN connection is no longer required for changing the password.

Change password

In the following link your login and your previous password will be requested. If you have not yet changed your password (important for new students), please use the password intended for the first time access (see user registration). Please close your web browser after changing your password, especially if you are in an internet cafe.

Remember that after changing your password all URZ services will only accept the new password for login.


The account gives you access to all central services of the URZ:

  • Retrieval of the personal mailbox via IMAP or POP protocol with local mail clients(use your personal e-Mail address Firstname [dot] Secondnameatsubdomain [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de)
  • Using the Webmail-Interface
  • Access to the WLAN network eduroam (changing your password in Windows 8.1 and Android)
  • Authorization to user-related services of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg (UNIINFO-L, ...)
  • Access to the campus data network via the computer
  • Access to the campus data network via the VPN of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg(see Manual)
  • SSH access to all central Linux/UNIX application servers (z.B. pollux, altix, copteron ...)
  • PC-Pools in university computer centre R. 2.03 and multimedia laboratory R. 2.04/2.05
  • Access to the centrally provided home directory on the central file server ( via CIFS protocol in the entire campus network. This memory area is provided on the above mentioned Linus/UNIX application servers and the Windows application servers (appssrv3 and appssrv4).
  • Use of the central Windows application server in URZ and the geo application server in the Institute of Geology
  • Access to Self-Service portal and Education portal of Saxony.


  • Central login

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Mario Frost