Software for Private Devices
WU students and employees can use the following software. Its license terms allow WU account holders to use the programs on private computers. For financial reasons, other software licenses for private use cannot be provided by IT-SERVICES.
Information about installation and use of Citavi are available at the Fit4Research-webpage on Learn@WU.
Information about installation and use of EndNote Web are available at the Fit4Research-webpage on Learn@WU.
Mathematica for StudentsWolfram Software
As part of WU's software agreement a free license of Mathematica is available for WU students. How to obtain a license for this software:
Log on to the registering website at Wolfram and create a new account. You have to use your WU email address when registering!
With the login data used before, sign in at the Wolfram User Portal. Finish the registration process and then download and install the software.
At first the software is activated for about two weeks. During that time your account created is validated by IT-SERVICES and you will receive an email with the extended activation key. Enter this key in the Mathematica software to get it fully licensed.
Mathematica for EmployeesWolfram Software
WU employees can request a home-use license from Wolfram. The necessary steps are explained in detail on the Intranet page Software for private devices.
Microsoft Office 365 for StudentsOffice 365 Pro plus
All (re-)registered students of WU Vienna who have an Office 365 email account at WU, can obtain the software.
Please go to https://webapp.wu.ac.at and log in with your WU email address
Click on your initials (or photo) in the upper right corner and select View account
You are redirected to myaccount.microsoft.com. Select Office-Apps in the menu on the left
Click on Office installieren (i.e. install Office)
Support and further information is available at the Students' Union webpage (in German).
Students, who have been admitted at WU before January 1st 2013, can migrate their old mailbox to Office 365 using the Controlpanel application. Select: > My email > Office 365 migration.
Microsoft Software for EmployeesHome Use Program
WU employees benefit from a 30% discount when buying a Microsoft 365 subscription through the Home Use Program. Microsoft provides the offer on its own. IT-SERVICES has no influence on content or prices.
Please read the details on how to order and purchase the software on the Intranet page Software for private devices.
SMART NotebookInteractive software for using the digital whiteboard
WU employees can install the SMART Notebook software on a private device (e.g. laptop, tablet) to prepare diagrams, interactive exercises or even entire course units on the digital whiteboard at home. Further information is available on the Intranet page software for private devices.
What is Stata?
Stata is one of the leading statistical software applications for data scientists from various scientific disciplines. Find out more about the software and its benefits on the manufacturer's website:
How can you obtain Stata?
WU students, faculty and staff can obtain Stata for non-commercial, academic purposes. Installation files and the license key are available in the Controlpanel application.
In the menu, select > Software > Stata and aggree to the license terms.
Then download the installation file required for your operating system.
Think CellAdd-Ons for MS PowerPoint
What is think-cell?
think-cell is a powerful diagram and layout software for Microsoft PowerPoint. It offers you more than 40 diagram types, data-driven visual improvements, as well as automatisms and design aids for efficiently creating high-quality presentations.
See the manufacturer's website for details on each feature:
How can you obtain think-cell?
WU students, faculty and staff can obtain think-cell for non-commercial, academic purposes. By installing the software you accept the license agreement (PDF, 141 kB).
You are only allowed to use the software within the context of your academic activities (e.g. research, seminar-, bachelor- and master theses) and only if the projects do not serve any commercial purpose
The software must not be passed on to third parties
The right of use expires when leaving the university (i.e. completion of studies, unenrollment or termination of employment)
You have to mention the use of think-cell in publications and presentations if its content (or parts of it) was created with think-cell
WU faculty, staff and students can obtain a license through the Controlpanel application:
In the menu, select > Software > Think-Cell and aggree to the license terms.
On the Think-Cell download page, enter your WU email address as your work email address.