Information about IT at the hmt

User account for Students, Lecturers and Employees

Members of the hmt Rostock are automatically provided with a central user account with an e-mail address, which they will receive upon enrolment or commencement of employment at the hmt. If a private e-mail address has been provided to hmt, the access data will be sent there, otherwise you will receive it by letter. 

The first step for you is to change your password using the link
This is where the university's online portal opens. Enter your user name and the initial password in the upper right corner. You will then be asked to enter a new password.
Please choose a secure password that contains at least nine characters (small and large letters, numbers and special characters). And please DO NOT FORGET PASSWORD! With the username and your new password you can start now.


hmt mail

With your user account you will be assigned an hmt e-mail address. This e-mail address is the official address to which official and important university information is sent.
Hmt's e-mail service can be accessed via the web mail program Outlook Web Access (OWA) at

250 MB of storage space is available on the mail server for students and 500 MB for lecturers. If you have used about 98% of your storage space, an automatic warning will appear. You can only receive mails if there is enough free space in your mailbox.



The hmt offers the possibility to connect wirelessly to the internet. The WIFI at the hmt Rostock has been expanded almost everywhere.

For registration, choose WIFI KLOSTER and use your central user account data to log in. Guests can get a guest account at the hmt library.


With the start of 2017, eduroaming can be used.Eduroam is an initiative that enables employees and students of participating universities and organisations to access the Internet at the locations of all participating organisations using their own user names and passwords. As an example, you could then log in to the eduroam of the University of Rostock, the University of Greifswald etc. with your e-mail address / password of the user account. As access data, use your user account with the addition and your self-chosen password (e.g.:



The intranet contains information for you such as the list of teachers with e-mail and telephone contact details, university announcements, minutes of committee meetings, orchestra dates and castings, forms (including documents from the previous form server), poster and programme templates, a guide to frequently asked questions and much more.

Please click on Quick Start on our website above and select LOGIN. To do this, also use your user account (such as e-mail and W-Lan).

Maintenance of information and communication systems

Maintenance of information and communication systems

Every last Friday of the month, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., there is a maintenance day in order to check and update the information and communication systems carried out by members of our IT service provider. While they are working with the systems, some restrictions may occur. In many cases, however, these are not noticeable.

Manuals - forgot password, e-mail forwarding etc.

Manuals - forgot password, e-mail forwarding etc.

The following manuals contain step-by-step instructions with screenshots and German comments.

How to forward your hmt e-mail to your private mail account

Automated deletion of forwarded messages (The application is recommended after your e-mails have been forwarded to another mail account) 

Forgot your password?

Quick guide how to use the copying machines

WIFI access under Windows 7 (required certificate)


If you have any questions, please contact our IT service provider, who takes over the computer centre tasks of our university