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Attending a Skype4B-Webconference as a student (Windows)

As a student you will receive a Skype4B meeting link via email and can use this link to join the online meeting.


  • Stable Internet connection
  • Any Internet browser (IE, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome)
  • PC microphone and webcam (Please check with the lecturer in advance!)

Detailed instructions with screenshots

Attending a Skype4B web conference as a student (Winodws)

Essentials in short

  1. Open the e-mail containing the meeting link and click on the link or copy the link to any browser.
  2. Select "Install Skype meeting app and join (web)" and save the msi. file locally. Then install the file.
    • Annotation: Please don't close the browser including the Skype Web App website. You may need the website again at a later date!
  3. After installation, click on the "Join meeting" button in your browser.
  4. If the Web App window does not open automatically, click on the "Try to join the meeting again" link in your browser. 
  5. A message window will open. Click and highlight Skype Meetings App and then click the "Open Link" button.
  6. Enter a name to be displayed during the meeting and then click on "Join".
  7. You will then see a message window again. Check the box "Always allow the plug-in for this domain" and click on "Allow".
  8. After the plug-in has been approved, you will be redirected to the virtual waiting area. 
  9. A Windows security warning will appear regarding the internal firewall. To be able to use the Web App, place a check mark next to Domain Networking and Private Networks. Then click Allow Access. (Administrator rights required!) The meeting interface appears.
    • Annotation: When the meeting starts, the microphone is muted by default and the video must be started manually.


Phone:+43 316 380 - 2240

Mon – Fri: 8:00 – 16:00

Infopoint RESOWI:
Mo-Fr: 08:00-18:00
Infopoint WALL:
Mon and Thu: 9:00 – 11:30

For opening hours during holidays, please note the service announcements.

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