your HAW account

More and more online services of the HAW Hamburg use the HAW account (e.g. aba123) for login.

Questions concerning HAW account / password

You can change your password of the HAW account via Selfservice.

password rules:

  • Your password must contain at least 8 and a maximum of 20 characters.
  • Your password must contain at least one lower case, one capital letter and one numeral
    (no special characters or umlauts, because these can generate problems in several systems).
  • It is not permitted to use any three characters in a row of your first or last name, username or mail address.

 

In case you left your actual cellphone number (students via HELIOS / employees or external employees via selfservice) you can independantly set a new password with a mobile TAN at any time.

  • alternative to mobile TAN you can walk-in at the chipcard service office for personal authentification to reset your password instantly


Your password has expired!
Please change your password as soon as possible via Selfservice.

With your expired password you have three grace logins left. You will be redirected directly to the page to change your password.
Your new password will be syncronised with all services and can be used immediately.

Due to data privacy policies you can only receive your username after personal authentification (showing your HAW-student or employee card and a valid identity card or passport).

Please walk-in at:

  • infopoint at student service, Stiftstr. 69
    opening hours:
    monday to wednesday 13:00 - 16:00
    thursday 10:30 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 14:00
    friday 11:00 - 13:00

  • students:
    Your HAW-Mailer inbox will stay active and be accessable for you for one year after exmatriculation before beeing disabled. Please use this time period to save your inbox data.
    The access to other applications, e.g. HELIOS, VPN und WLAN will remain for another 70 days after receiving your exmatriculation form.

  • professors/employees:
    Your HAW-account and HAW-Mailer inbox will be accessable as long as you are an active member of the HAW Hamburg. Lecturers can apply for 'Emeritierung' at the Personalservice in order to keep access after retirement.

  • assistant lecturer:
    Your HAW-account and HAW-Mailer inbox will be accessable during your contract period plus an additional amount of 70 days and will be deactivated afterwards.

Further questions or problems?

For questions and/or problems please use the FAQs 
or mail to mailbetrieb(@)haw-hamburg.de

For questions and/or problems please contact:


In case of missing or incorrect exam results please contact your responsable examiner.

Please use the manual at the website or contact your administrator in your faculty or department.

Please use manual and FAQ's or contact your administrator in your faculty or department.

Aktuell

IMPORTANT:
Please fill in your actual (german!) mobile number in
HELIOS (students) or in
Selfservice (employees/ external employees)!

 

Only in this case you can set a new password with a mobile TAN at any time by your own if you have forgot your password!
Otherwise you have to go to the chipcard service office for personally authentification to reset your password!