Our company

As a manufacturer of open source solutions for identity and access management and application integration, we have been committed to control, freedom of choice and customizability since 2002. Our solutions are used by over 14,000 organizations and millions of users. With first-class products, comprehensive service and a strong partner network, we help you to shape your own IT strategy, maintain your digital sovereignty and achieve your organizational goals.

Our Goal

Making IT easy to operate and control

We are committed to ensuring that companies, government institutions and the education sector keep their data, applications and IT systems under their own control. With our solutions, you can use IT conveniently and securely and select, combine and further develop it according to your needs.

Our Mission

Digital Sovereignty

At a time when competition, innovation and self-determination are of crucial importance in digitalization, we strive to preserve these values in the future. With our IAM solutions, we make it possible to use IT in your organization and your private environment exactly as you want it. We create alternatives to rigid, vendor-bound and closed systems – because that is our understanding of contemporary IT.

Our Aspiration

Quality and Openness

Our products meet the highest quality standards and are easy to use, open and customizable. As 100% open source solutions published under the GNU AGPLv3 license, our products can be adapted and further developed by you as required.


Univention Leadership

Peter Ganten (CEO Univention)
Peter Ganten
CEO / Managing Director
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Stefan Gohmann (COO Univention)
Stefan Gohmann
COO / Managing Director
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Monika Turfeld (Head of Software Engineering Univention)
Monika Turfeld
Head of Software Engineering
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Roberto Blickhan (VP Sales & Marketing Univention)
Roberto Blickhan
VP Sales & Marketing
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Our Success Stories

Read how organizations and companies around the world benefit from our solutions. On our reference page you will find inspiring case studies and success stories from our customers. Find out how Univention has helped them optimize their IT landscape and strengthen their digital sovereignty.
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Working at Univention

Find out more about the diverse career opportunities at Univention. On our careers page you will find information on vacancies, our corporate values and the application process. Start your professional future with us and become part of our dynamic team.
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Stay up to date

Discover the latest trends, tips and insights on IT, open source and digital sovereignty in our blog. Find out more about current developments, innovative technologies and exciting projects. Dive in and stay up-to-date with our informative and entertaining blog.
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Our Success
in Numbers

  • 35  M
    Managed Identities
  • > 14 K
    Organizations Use Our Solutions
  • > 20  Years
    Experience in OSS


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Following the release of Guardian earlier this year, we are continuing our journey to raise the role and rights model of our products to a new level. We …
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