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Software and Webservices

Students at Malmö University have access to different software applications which can support studies, research and their own work, at home or at Malmö University. Conditions of the programs vary, and all software is not available for all user categories.


The Universitys new e-learning platform.

Microsoft Office

Free for all students via Office 365.

Microsoft Imagine

Software from Microsoft that can be used for education and research. 

Sunet Survey

A cloud based survey tool from Sunet available for students and staff.


This is a statistical software and is available for all staff and students.


Nvivo is a qualitative data analysis software. 


A computer program primarily used for mathematical and technical calculations.

Linguistic support programs

For reading and writing. 




Canvas is the learning platform where you can access important information related to your studies, such as your schedule and contact details. You can also use it to communicate with your teachers and other students, and submit study assignments. Before you can login, you must have your computer identity and have registered for your course or programme. You will find more information about how Canvas is used for your particular education from your teacher.

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Its Learning

Malmö University's old e-learning platform. 

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This platform is no longer in use, please log on and download your files if you wish to save them.


Microsoft Office


Students have, during their studies at Malmö University, access to Microsoft Office for home use on their computer, phone or tablet.

The software is made available via “Office365 Student Advantage” a free subscription service from Microsoft. 

Following software is included in the service:

  • Office 365 ProPlus for PC/Mac (Office 2016)
  • Office Mobile for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch
  • Office Mobile for Android


To install Office, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to http://portal.office.com

    Office webbsida

  2. Enter your computer id + @mau.se. 
    Example: ab1234@mau.se
    The service will locate the server

    microsoft login page

  3. Log on using your computer ID + @mau.se and password 

    Microsoft login popup

  4. Click "Installera Office 2016" to start the download (or click "Övriga installationer" for more download options).


  5. For Mac users
    The first time Office is started, a login window is shown

    Log in with your computer ID + @mah.se and password.


On how many computers can I install Office?

Office365 Student Advantage include licenses for up to 5 different installations of the software. This includes Windows and Mac versions for desktops and laptops.You can also run Office mobile for android or Office mobile for IPhone on 5 units.

How long can I use Office?

 Your Office Professional Plus license is void when you are no longer a student at Malmö University. When you open an Office application you when be notified that Office is no longer activated. If you wish to continue to use Office, you will have to purchase a full license version.

Who can help me install Office Professional Plus?

Due to the number of students using different platforms, IT-Service on Malmö University is unable to help with installations.Microsoft have made numeral support resources for installations available at office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/ and we recommend using those.



Microsoft Imagine

Malmö University is a member of Microsoft Imagine. Students, researchers and teachers can download software for their own computers via Imagine.

Visual Studio, Windows 10, Visio, Access and Project are some of the programs that you can download. The Office package, such as Word and Excel, is not included. What programs you can download vary depending on the category at the Malmö University you belong to, eg staff or student.

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(Use your Malmö University computer identity to log in.)


Sunet Survey

Sunet Survey is a webbased survey tool for staff and students. Log in with your Malmö University computer identity to create an acount and you are ready to design your surveys. When you are logged in you will find how-to guides and a " Quick start video " where you can quickly learn the basic functions.

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Malmö University has a campus agreement with SPSS. Students may install the program on their idividual computers. The licence is valid for six months.

License number can be retrieved by logging in to IDService and clicking "Product keys".

Installera SPSS


  1. Log in to https://access.mah.se/
  2. Go to N:\campus\SPSS\IBM Statistics 2x Win\
  3. Download "spss_statistics_2x_win64.exe"
  4. Start the installation
  5. Choose "Authorized user license"
  6. Accept the user agreement and proceed through all installation steps (use default settings).
  7. Restart the computer if prompted.
  8. Open “IBM SPSS Statistics 2x License Authorization Wizard” found in Start -> All apps-> IBM SPSS Statistics
  9. Click "Next", choose "Licens my product now" and enter the license key.
  10. Start SPSS.


  1. Log in to https://access.mah.se/
  2. Go to N:\campus\SPSS\IBM Statistics 2x Mac\
  3. Download the .dmg file
  4. Start the installation
  5. Choose "Authorized user license"
  6. Accept the user agreement and proceed through all installation steps (use default settings).
  7. Before SPSS can be started for the first time, the license must be activated. Open "SPSS Statistics Licens Authorization Wizard" found in the SPSS folder. (E.g. \Applications\IBM\SPSS\Statistics\2x)
  8. Choose "Licens my product now" and enter the license key
  9. Start SPSS

Information on how to use SPSS is given by the teachers.


It allows you to:   

  • transcribe interviews and other audio and video data 
  • tag images and videos 
  • code and analyse text, i.e. i interviews, articles or policy documents 
  • organize both materials and ideas during the research process 

You find Nvivo on student computers in computer rooms and at the library. You may also install Nvivo on you own: download the trial version and use your product key from IDService

Tips on using Nvivo




Log in with your MAH computerID at https://www.mathworks.com/

If this is the first time, you will need to create an account at Mathworks


Otherwise, you choose to log in with your existing Mathwork account


Logged in, you can choose to download the version of MATLAB you need


When you click download, an installation file is saved to your computer. Run the file and log in with your Mathworks account to activate a license. Keep in mind that you must have access to the internet throughout the installation process.

The license is only valid during your time as a student at the university. You will need to re-enable the license annually by logging in with your MAU account.

Last updated by Karin Björkenrud