WLAN Access via eduroam

eduroam (Education Roaming) is an European initiative, with the intention of providing employees, teaching staff and students at the locations of all participating
organisations with internet access. eduroam is not only available in many organisations in Europe, but also outside Europe. Access to WLAN eduroam
is possible for you by logging on with your folkwang Email adress and your password.

Where can eduroam be used at Folkwang?

eduroam-WLAN at the Folkwang University of the Arts, can be used in central areas, including the canteen and the library. More up-to-date information is available at:

Who can use eduroam?

Employees, teaching staff and students, who have received their own login info from the Folkwang University of the Arts, can get a WLAN connection. Guests from other institutions have to use the access data from their home institution.

How can external students and teaching staff use eduroam at Folkwang?

External user can use eduroam with the access data from their home institution.

How do you use eduroam?

By using the identifier (as also used for the intranet) and the associated password, it is possible to obtain a WLAN connection for all notebooks and smartphones.


Configuration / Downloads

For the installation you need an active internet connection and then follow the instructions on or you can use the available app for android smartphones from the Google Playstore or Amazon App Store.

WLAN eduroam with Android 11:

With Android 11 you have to use the geteduroam App. Older versions of Android can also use cateduroam.

If you did an upate from older versions to android 11, you have to delete the app cateduroam and delete the wlan eduroam from the list of saved wlans. After that you can install the geteduroam app:


App installation


1. Download and install the App getedruoam from google playstore:




App configuration:

2. Open the app and search for "Folkwang Universität der Künste" :




3. Now you need your personal credentials.



Password: Folkwang Password


Then click on "Connect to Network".



4. The configuration is done and you can connect to wifi Eduroam.





Contact IT-Service | Department 2

The IT-Service Department will assist you with any questions you have concerning eduroam and support you with the setting up

Tel       0201_ 4903-333, -451, -452
E-Mail it-systeme(at)


Room O304
Campus Essen-Werden
45239 Essen