SPSS Statistics

Attention: The version SPSS 28 can be used with access to the licence server until the end of October 2023. Please switch to version SPSS 29 in good time.

SPSS is a statistical and analysis software from IBM.

The University of Oldenburg provides members of the university, i.e. primarily students, lecturers and staff, with the statistical software SPSS on university-owned PCs at various locations.

SPSS is installed in the computer rooms A04 1-139, A02 2-215, A04 2-201 and A03 4-402 and W01 0-008 and can be used there during opening hours. In addition, the software can be installed locally on private computers or on workstation PCs. Please note the terms of use for the software, which can be viewed here.

An image of the installation DVD (ISO image), current patches and detailed installation instructions are available for download here for Windows, Linux and Mac.


  • After the local installation, a connection to the campus network or via the Internet with the establishment of a VPN tunnel to the campus network is required to work with SPSS (see: VPN access to the campus network from outside).
  • Administration rights are required for the installation. If you do not have these, please contact your system administrator.

If you have problems with the installation of SPSS or with the licence server-based access, please contact the IT Services Service Desk (Tel: 0441 / 798 - 5555, e-mail: or the IT Advisory Service in the foyer of the Central Library.

(Changed: 13 Feb 2023)  | 
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