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

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 medical mask or 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-Pool Reopening

From wednesday 2021-06-22 on the CIP-Pools in the rooms 01.155-113 (CIP1) and 02.151-113 (CIP2) are available for studying again. Information on how to resere a workplace can be found on our website (

-- Felix Kraus


On Monday 2021-06-28 the machines in CIP4 (cip4[a-e][0-3]) are temporarily unavailable from 00:00 due to maintenance.

-- Michael Gebhard

Posted Wed 23 Jun 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST

GitLab failure

Due to a Hardware breakdown our GitLab instance is no longer online. We are working to fix the problem and we will try to restart the instance as soon as possible and to load the backups from the day before.

-- Michael Panzlaff

Posted Sat 19 Jun 2021 12:00:00 AM CEST

BibCIP powerdown

Because there is currently very low demand for the machines in the Bib-CIP (aka cip8), we will turn of these machines until further
notice on 24th December. Should this be a problem and you need
these machines, please contact us. We can then arrange to turn them on again.

-- Michael Panzlaff

Posted Thu 17 Dec 2020 12:00:00 AM CET