Surf, study and work free of charge
SWITCHconnect provides students and employees of the Swiss universities with free Internet access round-the-clock practically everywhere. Whether at the airport, at a university where they are a guest student, in a conference or on a business trip – SWITCHconnect ensures that they can indulge in wireless surfing free of charge.
Surfing at a Swiss university
Surf the Internet via a wireless connection on your own campus while accessing the digital library, research programmes and virtual offerings of other Swiss universities: thanks to SWITCHconnect Classic, this is child's play for students and employees of all the participating universities. Simply power up your laptop, log on with your university log-in and off you go.
Surfing outside the university
Together with our commercial partners, SWITCH is paving the way for the ultimate in knowledge networking: at more than 2500 public hotspots in Switzerland, students, employees and lecturers can log into their university network via their laptop and surf the Internet free of charge. SWITCH-PWLAN is thus making a decisive contribution to location-independent learning, and one which is unique throughout Europe.
Surfing at universities worldwide
Easy to use and multinational – this is how the "eduroam" roaming platform for university students and employees can best be described. With "EDUcation ROAMing", members have wireless-LAN access to the education and research network, as well as to the Internet, at all eduroam locations worldwide.