Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - IT Service Group (RBG)


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Please note that on Friday, May 12th all card readers granting access to the public pc-pools were replaced by new devices. Access cards with the serial number prefix "HUZT" are no longer valid.

Application for a new access card:

Please use the new form for students: application form  (login required)

If you have any questions regarding the new access card, please write an e-mail to We kindly ask you to use your or your e-mail address when placing requests with support.


The following groups will be granted the necessary access rights to the pc-pools and the corresponding floor-door automatically. They will not need to apply for a new access card:

Employees who are already in possession of a new access card from the Department of Computer Science (the card serial number has prefix HUDE 000*)

Students who are already using their campuscard to access rooms belonging to the Department of Computer Science.

regular maintenance times

regular maintenance times: Monday 07:00 - 09:00

Monday: 07:00 to 09:00

During this time, maintenance work is carried out on the institute's servers, which under certain circumstances can lead to brief interruptions in individual services (including the forced logout of users). It is recommended that all users log out of central services or log out of central servers by 7:00 a.m. on Monday at the latest. Extensive maintenance work with longer interruptions will be announced separately by email.

Matlab 2020b is now available on the Linux machines and is set as the standard version. Older versions are still available: matlab-R2016a, matlab-R2019a, matlab-R2019b.


Eclipse is now installed in version 2020-09.

Please note: The 2 pc pools (aka PC Labs) are open from 08:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during the lecture-free period (Jul 23rd - Oct 15th, 2023). The 'music' and 'hardware' pools are available 24x7 with an access card.

For more information please refer to pc pools website.