Learning Platform (Moodle)

Service category: Teaching & Learning Support

Moodle is a central learning platform for teachers and learners. Moodle accompanies attendance lectures and extends them with online modules. In addition, Moodle can be used for pure online teaching and also as a workgroup system for research and working groups.

Login: Moodle

Service description

Services of the application:

  • Storage and provision of files and multimedia (learning) content
  • Assessment tools (task, test, sample solutions, evaluations, completion tracking, ...)
  • Organisational tools (group assignments, schedule planner, attendance management, ...)
  • Communication tools (forum, messaging system, virtual seminar rooms (ZOOM via interface), ...)
  • Collaboration tools (coordination, feedback, workshop, ...)
  • Structured (learning) content collection and provision (wiki, database, learning package, glossary, ...)
  • Sophisticated plug-in architecture for integrating additional functions

Services for users:

  • Support of the virtual server (IT operation, IT security, data protection)
  • Provision of the current Moodle LTS version
  • Provision of the currently installed plugins
  • Operation of interfaces to other campus systems
  • Automatic import of courses from the course catalogue
  • Creation of new semesters
  • Creation of courses for extra-curricular groups
  • 1 & 2-nd level support

User groups

  • Members of the University of Ulm or all persons who have a kiz account.

Service hours

24 x 7 x 365
Announced maintenance every Wednesday 7:30 - 8:30 clock, regular downtime usually <5 min.

Application conditions

  • No separate application is required to use the service. After the first login with the kiz account, a profile is created in Moodle. After this, you can use the kiz account to access various content in Moodle and enroll in courses (student role).
  • Lecturer rights and new Moodle courses are applied for via the course catalogue.


There are no fees and charges for the service. In the current basic mode, kiz does not process feature requests from users.

Communication and Information Centre (kiz)

Please contact us if you have questions or problems related to the kiz services:

Office hours
Monday - Thursday
09:00 h - 12:00 h and 13:00 h - 15:30 h

Friday 09:00 h - 12:00 h

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 30000

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 1230000

Order a Callback
Support Portal (Uni internal)

Service Points are locations where you can visit us personally.


Using self-service functions of the Identity Management System (IDM): Administer permissions, subscribe to services, change passwords.

IDM Self Services

Research in the library stock: monographs, textbooks, magazines, university publications, e-books, e-journals, national licenses, and the contents of the institutional repository OPARU.

library catalogue::local

With about 400 keywords you will get direct access to our services. If something isn't listed, please contact our Internet Editorial Office.

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In cooperation with the kiz the Center for Teaching Development provides several handouts and support services for online teaching:

Alternatives to classroom teaching

Demo courses

Self study courses

In addition, you will have the opportunity to talk directly to experts about your online teaching in our joint consultation hours:

Consultation hour online teaching