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If you do not already have the eduroam CAT application installed, please install it from either GooglePlayAmazon Appstore or DFN's eduroam CAT page.

scan to download from GooglePlay

(info) For this step you need a working Internet connection, please connect via your mobile data plan or use the "JACOBS" WiFi on campus without login.


Start the app. If you give the app location access permission, a list of configurations for nearby institutions is displayed:

If you did not give location access permission or want to search manually, enable the "Manual Search" slider, and enter "jacobs" in the search field.

Press the "Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH" entry.

Verify the information and press "Install".

Confirm the installation of the profile by pressing "Yes".

Enter your username as a combination of your Jacobs username and the domain "@jacobs-university.de". The user "John Doe" would typically have the Jacobs user name "jdoe", hence the eduroam username should be "jdoe@jacobs-university.de". Please also enter your regular Jacobs password.

(warning) Note, that the username is NOT your Email address! You email address has a dot in it, your Jacobs username does not!

(warning) Please note, that the password typed is visible, so make sure, nobody is looking over your shoulder!

Press "Install".

Now your eduroam connection should be successfully established. Please close the app now.


(warning) If you already have a manually configured eduroam connection, you have to delete ("Forget network") the connection, and start over.

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