DFNconf at the Technical University of Darmstadt
Web video conferencing tool for online meetings

Via DFNconf – the conference service in the German Research Network (DFN) – you can organise video and audio conferences on the web or on mobile devices free of charge.

Note

Due to the increased use of the service in the current situation, capacity bottlenecks may be expected at peak times. DFN provides up-to-date information on this issue.

User groups

Employees can set up online events.

Meeting participants receive an invitation e-mail from the organizer and have to click on the access link provided there in order to take part in the web conference.

Features

DFNconf offers...

  • webconferences
    • audio only
    • audio and video
    • presentation mode
  • participation via browser, smartphone app, telephone etc.
  • chat
  • desktop sharing
  • recording the audio/video conference
  • streaming
  • To set up meetings as an organizer, go to the DFN page https:/www.conf.dfn.de and click on Veranstalter-Login (Organizer login).
  • Next, select the institution Technische Universität Darmstadt and click Weiter (Next).
  • You will now be redirected to the log-in. Log in there with your TU-ID and the corresponding password.
  • When you log in for the first time, you will be asked if you agree that the data listed there may be sent to DFN. As soon as you have confirmed this, you will be redirected to the DFNconf portal and you will be able to set up online events.
  • stable Internet connection
  • supported browser (see chapter 11.1 of the manual (opens in new tab))
  • webcam/camera for meetings in video modus
  • optionally: headset (for better sound quality)