The only available free WIFI network at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology is „Eduroam”.
Eduroam enables users to access Wifi network in any institution in the world which participates in the project. In a typical situation, a laptop/tablet/phone user can access the network without the need to configure. Settings used at your home university/institution allow your device to access Eduroam anywhere it is available.
Access details for students of the University of Lodz are the same as for USOSweb after activating the Active Directory account (ID in a form of firstname.lastname@example.org). Both full time students and Erasmus Plus/Mobility Direct students can activate the accounts.
Students who still have not activated Active Directory account, are advised to do it as it is obligatory for full time students starting in academic year 2017/2018. Here is the instuction how to activate the Active Directory account.
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Where can I use eduroam?
Whether you’re moving across campus or spending time studying or working at another research and education institution, eduroam gives you seamless internet connectivity.
More than 6,000 eduroam hotspots are available at universities, research centres, academies, many schools, and other research and education institutions in more than 70 territories around the world. As eduroam grows, more and more hotspots are appearing in additional places such as libraries, museums and public spaces such as railway stations and coffee shops.
What does it cost?
Thanks to global agreement, the eduroam Wi-Fi roaming service is free-of-charge to users.
How does it work?
With eduroam installed on your laptop, mobile phone or other device there’s no need to request special accounts or borrow other people’s IDs – just activate your device and you should be online.
eduroam’s secure and privacy-preserving technology means that there is no need to enter usernames and passwords through insecure web browser forms. Your device will identify a valid eduroam access point and log-in automatically. Your password is never shared with any of the access points.
Your password for your online identity is provided to you by your ‘home’ institution – where you are enrolled in study or are employed.
Wherever you see ‘eduroam’ appear in your list of Wi-Fi networks, you can get online.
Interactive map of Eduroam institutions.