CIP-Pool Informatik

CIP Pool Homepage - Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the homepage of the computer labs (CIP-Pools) of the Department of Computer Science at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. You can find most of our computer labs in the blue Computer-Science-Building located in Martensstrasse 3, 91058 Erlangen.

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CIP Pool registration in times of Corona

Remote registration and password reset via IdM login is now possible at

Corona state

Since 03.04.2022 a new policy applies regarding COVID-19. The following rules apply when using the CIP-Pools:
  • Washing your hands before entering and after leaving the room
  • Keeping a distance of 1,5 metres from other people whenever possible but use up to full room capacity is allowed
  • Masks:
    • Wearing a medical mask (FFP2 recommended) that covers mouth and nose while entering and leaving the room
    • While seated at desk, mask can be removed if minimum distance of 1,5 metres can be maintained
  • On arrival sanitize mouse, keyboard and other equipment with the provided special sanitizing cloth in the white box near the entrance
  • Protect yourself and others on your own responsibility


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ircbox, cipterm0 Maintenance

On 3rd August ircbox and cipterm0 will be rebooted. Both will be unavailable between 10pm-12pm for a short period of time.

-- Michael Gebhard

Posted Tue 26 Jul 2022 12:00:00 AM CEST

New Print Accounting

Since April printouts at the CIP printers can be paid for via the RRZE print accounting. The RRZE print balance is used automatically as soon as the CIP print balance is depleted. Details can be found at and the posters near the printers. Recharging your print balance is now only possible at RRZE help desks. The remaining CIP print balance can be used up until April 2023.

-- Michael Gebhard

Posted Sun 26 Jun 2022 12:00:00 AM CEST

ICPC in CIP2 and CIP8 (Bib-CIP) at 25.06.

At 25.06. the ICPC takes place in CIP2 and CIP8 (Bib-CIP). During this time the computers in those CIPs are unawailable.

-- Benjamin Haag

Posted Wed 08 Jun 2022 12:00:00 AM CEST