Regional University Computing Center

The RPTU account

(also known as RHRK account)

The RPTU account offers employees and students at the future RPTU in Kaiserslautern and Landau access to a variety of services. Each person has their own personal account.


!Important in a nutshell!

With every RPTU account comes an email inbox! Read the emails sent to your RPTU account or forward them to yourself. You will only receive important information about your account or services you use with it there.

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  •  Please note our password policy
  •  Note for students: In the "RHRK Username" field, enter your RPTU account name, not your matriculation number.
  •  It may take 10 or more seconds to successfully change your password. Please wait until you see a final confirmation message.
  •  Change your password in all applications where you have saved it, e.g. email, wifi, etc.

Change your password here

You can have your RPTU password reset at the Service Point (Building 34/Room 250).
For this purpose, you will need an official government-issued photo ID (as a student, you will also need your student ID).


If you can't come to the Service Point, we offer the following ways to reset your password:

Distance learners: Please contact your responsible supervisor at DISC directly.

Students, employees and all other user groups:

  • Send an email requesting a password reset to  hotline(at)
  • An RHRK staff member will contact you to establish your identity via video conference.
  • You will need a device with a camera and microphone (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) to participate in the video conference.
  • You will need a valid government-issued photo ID.

FAQ for the RPTU account

All open questions about the RPTU account are answered in our FAQ.

How do I get an RPTU account?

Student account TUK

Account activation. Additional information for distance learning students, university groups and O.K courses.

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Student account Landau campus

Coming soon: How students of the future RPTU in Landau get their RPTU account.

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Staff account TUK

Apply online for RPTU account for TUK employees, approve, activate and confirm annually.

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Staff account Landau campus

This is how you, as an employee of the future RPTU in Landau, get your RPTU account.

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