Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of applications for personal agenda, learning and team collaboration. All tools can be accessed via a web browser or desktop and mobile apps.

Signing in O365 for the first time?

We'll give you tips on how to sign up for the first time.

First login on a work PC in the office

Introductory video

Tips and recommendations

Access to Office 365 through the employee portal

The Employee Portal ( clearly brings together the agenda across various university systems (IS, Inet, Office 365). On the portal homepage, you can, for example, preview your Office 365 calendar and mail. You can also easily access documents stored on your personal OneDrive storage.

Save Office documents to OneDrive and SharePoint automatically

Office documents created on OneDrive or SharePoint are automatically saved when you make any edits to the document. The corresponding icon indicates the automatic saving in the top left corner of the respective application (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). For documents saved in this way, you can also view the history of previous versions.

Collaboration on Office documents in real-time

You can collaborate on Office documents in real time with other users who have access to the documents. The activity of other users is displayed directly on the document.

Office 365 in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the default browser for the Windows operating system and is closely integrated with Office 365. You can log in to the browser with your university profile (UČ Once you're logged in, you'll get quick access to your mail, calendar, and Office documents on the home page. Logging in with your Microsoft University Profile also allows you to synchronise your history and saved passwords across devices.

Office 365 on a mobile device

The Office mobile app brings together Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneDrive and other data stored in Office 365. The app can also scan physical documents, spreadsheets and QR codes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus

Microsoft Office 365 is a set of services and applications available on any device. All services and applications are available on the website. Office 365 Pro Plus is a set of desktop applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams and more) that are installed on a specific computer or laptop. Microsoft Office 365 and Office 365 Pro Plus are linked together by your University Microsoft profile as UČ For more details, visit IT MUNI Microsoft Office 365 | IT Services at Masaryk University (

Do I have to install Office 365 Pro Plus myself?

Can I use Office 365 on my home or other non-work device?

Yes, you can. You can access the apps from any device via the website. You can also install the desktop version of the applications on your home PC or laptop with an Office 365 Pro Plus license.

What happens to files I created in an older version of Office applications?

Compatibility between older and newer Office document formats is maintained. So you can work with documents created in older versions of Office even within Office 365 and Office 365 Pro Plus.

Do I need a VPN connection to access Office 365?

You don't need a VPN to access Office 365. However, if you are using a VPN on other university systems and services and also need to use Office 365, you need to set up a modified VPN configuration (split tunnelling). Please see the MUNI IT VPN FAQ | Masaryk University IT Services ( for more details.

Further details and tutorials can be found on the IT MUNI website Microsoft Office 365 | IT services of Masaryk University (

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