The computer pool of the Business School provides an extensive range of software for courses and for free practice. Students of all faculties of the university can print and/or bind their scripts, documents and papers at affordable prices.

  • Room equipment (incl. Room booking)

    Free practice, printing, binding

    Room 258 on the 2nd floor is exclusively available for free practice and other offers outside of courses. This room cannot be booked for courses.

    Room 258 (26 workstations)


    The request for these rooms can be made by clicking on the required room below via Portal2. Before requesting a room, please check under “Software offered” whether the required software is available in the desired room and enter the lecturers correctly. This is the only way to ensure that the ecUM is activated for access to the pool room. If you have any questions regarding room bookings, software requests, or if further ecUM activations are required, please contact the manager of the computer poolPlease also note the information under “Information for lecturers”.

    Room 358 (32 workstations)

    Room 257 (21 workstations)

  • Software offer on the pool PCs

    Operating system

    • Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1809 LTSC

    Development Software

    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
      • Microsoft Visual Basic 2017
      • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 – 2019
    • Windows PowerShell 1.0

    Internet and E-Mail

    • FileZilla 3.19 (FTP, SFTP)
    • Google Chrome 59.0
    • Internet Explorer 11
    • Mozilla Firefox 4.42
    • Mozilla Thunderbird 4.42
    • PuTTY 0.61
    • WinSCP 5.7.7


    • Adobe Photoshop CS6 13.0 (only multimedia workstations in pool room 258)
    • CamStudio 2.6 (Screen recording)
    • foobar2000 1.3.19 (Freeware-Audioplayer)
    • GIMP 2.10.2 (Image editing)
    • IrfanView 4.5 (Image editing)
    • Skype
    • VirtualDub 1.10.4 (Video editing)
    • VLC Player 3.0.3
    • Windows Media Player
    • Zoom 5.3

    Office Software

    • Microsoft Office 2019
      • Microsoft Access 2019
      • Microsoft Excel 2019
      • Microsoft InfoPath 2019
      • Microsoft Power Point 2019
      • Microsoft Publisher 2019
      • Microsoft Word 2019
    • LibreOffice Portable


    • SAP GUI 7.40
    • SAP HANA 2.3.9
    • SAP KW Viewer


    • IBM SPSS Statistics 27.0 (only in pool room 257)
    • IBM SPSS Amos 27.0 (only in pool room 257)
    • PSPP 1.0.1 (freie Alternative zu SPSS)
    • R Studio 1.1
    • Stata  SE 18


    • MiKTeX 2.9
    • TeXnicCenter 2.02 Stable


    • Docear 1.1 (citation management software)
    • Notepad++ 7.5.7

    PDF and Ghostscript

    • Adobe Reader 11.0.17
    • Ghostscript 9.4
    • GSView 4.9
    • PDF Creator 3.5
    • PDFSam 3.3.5
    • PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5


    • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro M 11.0 (only multimedia workstations in pool room 258)
    • CDBurnerXP 4.5.8 (Burning software)
    • Free Screen Video Recorder 2.5.16 (Screenshots, Screen videos)
    • SnagIt 12.2.0 (Screenshots, Screen videos)
    • WinRAR 5.60 (Data compression tool)
    • Xming 6.9.0 (X-Server)
    • 7-Zip File Manager 18.5.0 (Data compression tool)
  • Software offer for download

    Software requested through the Faculty of Business Administration

    • Think-cell

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    Software for which the university IT provides information 

    Read more

  • Printing

    The BWL.POOL enables students to print out their scripts, documents and papers at reasonable prices. The resources available for this purpose are:

    • 2 black-and-white laser printers for DIN A4 and DIN A3 prints
    • 1 colour laser printer for DIN A4 and DIN A3 prints
    • Cutting machine for cutting printouts
    • In addition to 80g standard paper, a selection of other paper types

    Further information and prices can be found on the notice boards in the BWL.POOL.

  • Scan

    The BWL.POOL has a document scanner and a flatbed color scanner that can be used free of charge.

    Document scanner

    • Double-sided, color scanning and OCR text recognition
    • Ideal for scanning scripts

    Flatbed color scanner

    • Ideal for scanning images

    You can find exact data on the hardware under Room Equipment.

  • Bookbindings

    The BWL.POOL offer also includes book bindings:

    CD and DVD blanks as well as CD cases for gluing into final papers are available from the pool supervisor.

    The pool supervisor will be happy to show you the available bindings and inform you about the prices.