HeiCLOUD is a chargeable service. All institutes of the University of Heidelberg as well as all members of the DFN-Verein are entitled to use heiCLOUD. To get price information or access, please send us an e-mail with the following information about your project:


  • Project name (internal only):
  • Project description (internal only):
  • Number of vCPUs:
  • RAM in GB:
  • HDD in GB:
  • Number of public IPv4 addresses:


As an alternative to specific values for vCPUs and RAM you can also tell us the instance types and the desired number (e.g. "2x m1.medium"). You can find an overview of the instance types currently offered by us here.

After receiving your credentials you can access heiCLOUD via the web interface, the command line or directly via the REST API.