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Winter semester 2021

Why a u:book?

Good reasons to choose u:book:

  • We are education: a service by educational institutions exclusively for educational institutions
  • Quality: products with an excellent price-performance ratio
  • Support: support from the u:book team, manufacturers and partner stores

We are education

u:book is a service provided by the University of Vienna for all Austrian educational institutions and their members (students, school students and employees). Under ‘Who is entitled to buy a u:book?’ you can find more information about the groups of people entitled to purchase u:book devices.

Members of the following institutions participating in u:book can conveniently place an order via u:book using the login data of their educational institutions.

Participating institutions

Members of educational institutions not listed above only need an OpenIDP user account that is activated for placing u:book orders.

Under Become a participating institution educational institutions can find detailed information about how to participate in u:book.


The laptops, convertible tablets/laptops and tablets offered via u:book meet the high demands of research, teaching and studying. Quality and investment security and fair prices have priority in the u:book service. u:book offers long-lasting devices. 

The models are reconfigured every sales period and are subject to strict controls. The selection of devices for each sales period is based on the following criteria:

  • Robustness and weight
  • Battery life
  • Resolution and display quality
  • Compatibility with Linux
  • Price-performance-ratio
  • Scope of delivery and warranty processing

We provide information about the products on offer in the shop in due time before the beginning of the current sales period. To be able to offer the best devices at the best prices, we can only provide information about the new products shortly before the beginning of the relevant sales period.


u:book offers comprehensive support from manufacturers, partner stores and the u:book team: