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In the User profile, you will find your user account information. These information include, for example, user name, first and last name, email, as well as other system-dependent available data such as address, institution, or matriculation number. Also the role assignment in the system, a profile picture, and access to the password change belong to the user profile.


Open user profile

To access your user profile, proceed as follows:

Click on your user name in the header area on the right side.Open user profile
The settings window will open showing various tabs. In the tab User profile, you can see all information available about your person. Other tabs contain additional features, which are explained in the section System settings. User profile settings

Overview of the user profile

The tab user profile divides into the following sections:

My profile

This area contains a list of all information about yourself which are stored in the system.

Profile picture

Via Edit profile picture, you can upload an image. Approved formats are .jpg. .jpeg. .png. .gif. The image will be saved by the learning platform with a width restricted to 160 pixels. It will be displayed together with your forum posts, comments, etc.

Due to data protection regulations, this function is system-dependent and not available to all users.

Change password

In this area, you can set a new Password.

My roles

Here, the Roles assigned to you in the system will be displayed: Learner, author, etc. For more information on roles in the system, please refer to the section Roles and rights.

Delete user profile

To delete your user profile, contact the data centre or the e-learning support of your institution.

Edit my profile

All of your personal information, which are stored in the user profile, are listed in the section My Profile.

The colour marking indicates which information can be adapted by the users themselves.

By activating the checkbox before an input field, you can additionally specify which information will be visible to other users.

After you have made your changes, confirm by clicking on "Save" at the bottom of the page.

 Adapt user profile
All shared information (checkbox is activated) will become visible to another user when clicking on a link in the learning platform which contains your name. Such a link is for example displayed in forum posts or in the listings of course supervisors, resources, or groups. Access user profile of a user


The availability of the functions in the user profile is dependent on your institution and the configuration of the learning platform.

Change password

The password serves to authenticate the user. This way, sections which contain sensitive data or which are only allowed to be accessed by authorised persons are supposed to be protected .

To change your password, proceed as follows:

Click on your user name to open your user profile.

 Open user profile

In the section Change password, enter your current password in the first field.

Enter your new password in the next field and confirm by repeating this process in the following field.

  • The password must contain at least 8 and no more than 128 characters.
  • It must include letters (upper/lower case) and numbers.
  • Special characters are allowed. Exceptions are quotes (' and ").

Confirm your settings with Save.

Use your new password the next time you log in.

 Change password


If your user data are centrally managed by your institution, the functions for changing/resetting the password will not be available. In this case, contact the responsible support of your institution.