Terms of use

What is Stud.IP?

Stud.IP is an open source project licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). The system is in continuous ongoing development. There is always a friendly ear for suggestions and criticism. You may either contact the Stud.IP Crew or directly contact your local support.

To take advantage of the full range of Stud.IP features you must register for the system.
There are many advantages:
  • access to all your data worldwide and from every computer with internet access,
  • notification of recent announcements or documents added since your last login,
  • Your personal profile in the system,
  • sending messages to other users or chat with them,
  • and a lot more.
By registering, the following terms of use are accepted:

Terms of use

  1. Stud.IP bears a RealName obligation.  The user is obliged to give his or her correct forename and surname. The registration name, necessary to login, is arbitary within the technical limitations of the program.
  2. The user must ensure that his or her entered E-mail address is valid and functional.
  3. All other information about the user is not compulsory. If you enter further information, it will only be accessed by other, registered users in the system. The only exception is system automatically generated personel indexes of the participating institutes.
  4. The user must make sure that he or she does not violate any applicable laws or regulations by using Stud.IP communication system. In particular, the user is obliged:
    1. not to use Stud.IP to either call up or distribute immoral or illegal material.
    2. to heed the applicable child protection regulations.
    3. to respect the privacy of others and under no circumstances to call up or send harrassing, libellous or threatening material.
    4. not to execute any applications that may lead to a change in the physical or logical structure of the shared net.
  5. The usage of Stud.IP for all other forms of advertising or marketing is not permitted, in which case the user is obliged to compensate Stud.IP for any damage caused.
  6. The user is obliged to protect his or her access to Stud.IP against the unauthorised use by a third party. To this affect, Stud.IP advises that the password should not be passed on. The user is liable for every unauthorised usage of his or her account, as long as it is his or her fault.
  7. Following a breachment of the above conditions by the user, the access will be immediately blocked.