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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

From wednesday 2021-06-23 on the CIP-Pools in the rooms 01.155-113 (CIP1) and 02.151-113 (CIP2) are available for studying again.
  • Workplaces must be reserved using RSVP.
  • You need to check in on arrival, and check out when you leave the workplace for the day.
  • QR-Codes and web links for doing so can be found at every available workplace.
  • Please consider the current behaviour rules according the pandemic.
  • You are required to wear a FFP-2 mask the whole time while in the building.
  • You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the Workplaces.
  • Mouse and keyboard must be disinfected with the provided disinfecting wipes (white bucket) before and after use.

Please note: You need to activate your student card for door locking in order to access the building.

Printing is only possible with a seat reservation.
It is not yet possible to top up your printer balance.


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CIP Upgrade to Debian Bullseye until 21-09-29

Until 29-09-2021 we plan to upgrade our CIP machines to Debian Bullseye. During this period some clients may not work properly. If you are supervisor of a class please test our systems for your class to ensure correct operation. If you encounter any problems please let us know and send us an E-Mail to

-- Benjamin Haag

Posted Wed 22 Sep 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST

Server maintenance on 2021-08-27

On 2021-08-27, we will maintain our servers. Accordingly, there we will be several downtimes over the day accross all services. Also, the CIP computers themselves will be temporarily unusable.

-- Thomas Preisner

Posted Wed 04 Aug 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST


Due to an urgent security update, all clients will be rebootet today (2021-07-21) at around 19:00.

-- Felix Kraus

Posted Wed 21 Jul 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST