Welcome to Computing Services!

We are responsible for providing a reliable, up-to-date communications and computing infrastructure to the MPIfG community, particularly including the design and support of various central services.
For a short compilation of what services we provide you may have a look at our Services.
If you have any computational questions regarding your stay at the institute, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Contact information

Help Desk | Computing Services

Phone  +49 (0)221-2767-138
Fax  +49-(0)221-2767-555



Normally, we are staffed from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. At other times computing and network services run with no operations staff present.
For more information, please have a look at the staff member's personal homepages.

Group coordinator

 Manuel Schüren

User support and consulting

 Susanne Schwarz-Esser

System and network administration

Jairo Ruiz
Frederik Fuchs

DBMS and Web server administration

Manuel Schüren

Team mail addresses

Security, computer abuse
General topics
Electronic mail, messaging
System and network administration
DFN (German Research Network)

Outlook Web Access

 Outlook Web Access (OWA) enables you to gain access to your mailbox (messages, calendars, contacts, and tasks) and your public folders via the World Wide Web.

OWA at the MPIfG


To access personal files and project drives in the Institute from outside

Keeper MPDL cloud storage solution

Keeper gives Institute employees safe cloud storage space with their Institute email address.
After registering, you reach the service by going to

Remote Support

Remote support when at home or abroad via Team Viewer for the MPIfG community
Remote Support

Help Desk

Help and support for the MPIfG community

MPIfG - Welcome to Computing Services | http://www.mpifg.de/edv/edv_en.asp [Last updated 2020-04-14 13:06]