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Use this guide, if you connect to Office 365 for Email, i.e. Microsoft Office 365 for Jacobs University. If you connect to Jacobs Email, use the guide How to configure Mozilla Thunderbird for Jacobs Email instead.
Use the following screen shots for configuration of Mozilla Thunderbird for Microsoft Office 365 for Jacobs University.
Edit your email address and set @jacobsuniversity.onmicrosoft.com instead of @jacobs-university.de and click 'Continue' .
Thunderbird finds the server settings automatically, but we need to change the username, to be able to log on to our email account. Click on 'Manual config'
Change the username to firstname.lastname@example.org and click 'Done'
Thunderbird is now set up and connected to Microsoft Office 365 for Jacobs University.
As a last step, you have to change your mail address in the account settings back to be able to send mail.
Change the mail address from @jacobsuniversity.onmicrosoft.com back to @jacobs-university.de to match to your mail address