How Can I Connect to the Wireless Network of the University of Mannheim?

You can connect your mobile devices to fast and free broadband Internet everywhere on campus. Furthermore, students have access to special network resources provided by the institutions of the university, such as  the online databases of the Mannheim University Library.


  • Wireless installation

    In order to connect to the wireless network, please select the service set identifier (SSID) “eduroam” to start the quick and easy installation process. You will need:

    • Your user name which consists of your user ID and the university e-mail-address  (e.g. Uni-ID uni-mannheim.de) and
    • the password for your Uni-ID

    Wireless installation

  • iOS – information and help for connecting to the wireless network

    Step 1
    In a browser, open the website cat.eduroam.org.


    Step 2
    Select University of Mannheim as home organization.


    Step 3
    Press the blue button (e.g.. Apple iOS mobile devices).


    Step 4
    Select Allow in the following menu.


    Step 5
    Click Install


    Step 6
    Enter your device code and click on the button indicating “Continue”.


    Step 7
    Then tap Install and Install again.


    Step 8
    Enter your username (Uni-ID uni-mannheim.de) and your password.


    Step 9
    Press Done.

    As soon as your profile is installed, you will be automatically connected to the wireless network.

  • Android – information and help for connecting to the wireless network

    Step 1
    Install the app eduroamCAT from the PlayStore .


    Step 2
    Open the app and select University of Mannheim .


    Step 3
    Select Allow in the following menu.


    Step 4
    Tap Install and confirm your selection with Yes.


    Step 5
    Enter your username (Uni-ID uni-mannheim.de) and your password and press the button Install. 

    As soon as your profile is installed, you will be automatically connected to the wireless network. 

  • Other operating systems – information and help for connecting to the wireless network

    Under https://cat.eduroam.org/ you can download installation programs for all commonly used operating systems and many different browsers. The installation programs are easy to understand and will guide you through the individual steps of the installation process.

  • Help with problems with existing installations

    In case of previous installations via https://cat.eduroam.org, there may be problems with the configuration. In this case, please remove the wireless profile “eduroam” from your device and repeat the installation process. Please note the processes described above for the individual operating systems.