microsoft campus

The Thuringian universities have concluded a Microsoft campus contract.
This volume licensing agreement for higher education institutions is based on a rental model including Software Assurance. The integrated software assurance entitles the institutions to use the latest version of the licensed products during the term of the agreement.
Installation and use on private computers is not permitted.

Microsoft product usage rights apply!

The following software can be installed and used:

  • Office Professional Plus 2016 - with downgrade rights (older versions)
  • Office Standard for Mac 2016- with downgrade rights (older versions)
  • Windows upgrade to the latest version
    (Prerequisite for a Windows upgrade is a -->Qualifying operating system (see right column)which was purchased with the computer!
    If computers without a qualifying operating system have been purchased and are to be upgraded, they must be relicensed.
    This requires the purchase of so-called microsoft-certified Systembuilder versions.

and (only interesting for server operators)

  • Core CAL (Client Access License)
    consisting of
    • Exchange Server Standard CAL – Device CAL 2012
    • Office SharePoint Server Standard CAL – Device CAL 2012
    • System Management Server Client ML 2012
    • Windows Server – Device CAL 2012
  • Server flatrate consisting of
    • Windows Server (all editions)
    • Microsoft SharePoint Server (all editions)
    • Microsoft Exchange Server (all editions)
    • Microsoft Lync Server (all editions)
    • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
    • System Center Configuration Manager Server
    • System Center Configuration Manager Server ML
    • SharePoint Server for Internet Sites (MOSSFIS)
    • Windows HPC Server
    • All External Connectors
    • No MS SQL servers included!!

Please contact the IT administrators of your faculty/department to obtain licences from the MS Campus program.