Welcome to the Centre for Information and Media Services

The Centre for Information and Media Services, ZIM

ZIM is acting as a central service unit for all members of the University of Duisburg-Essen. It was founded in order to boost the core competences of the computing and media centres, the data processing units of the university administration and the library by merging them into one organisation. Our aim, conception and work is based on three values:

Customer-Orientation, Innovation and Sustainability.


Our tasks range from providing networks and servers, e-learning platforms, qualified consulting on all our e-services and on e-learning, media and IT-support, to high-performance computing (HPC), training courses, support for spezial events and processes in the library and in the administration.