1. What is a mailing list?

"An electronic mailing list is a special usage of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users.". <img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/external_link_new_window.gif" alt="Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fenster" />[Wikipedia] One single email can be delivered to all subscribers of a mailing list at a time, without the need for the sender to know all (or any) of the  subscribers' email addresses.

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/internal_link.gif" alt="Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster" />[read more]

2. What kinds of mailing lists exist [at the University of Konstanz]?

A list of all current existing public mailing lists at the University of Konstanz can be found here:

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/external_link_new_window.gif" alt="Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fenster" />https://mailman.uni-konstanz.de/mailman/listinfo/

Further information on specific mailing lists can be found by clicking on the according Link

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/internal_link.gif" alt="Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster" />[read more]

3. How can I subscribe to a mailing list?

If you would like to subscribe to one or several existing mailing lists, please follow the according link of the mailing list on our overview page:

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/external_link_new_window.gif" alt="Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fenster" />https://mailman.uni-konstanz.de/mailman/listinfo/

and please fill out the online form in the section "Subscribing to <name_of_mailing_list>".

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4. How can I unsubcribe from a mailing list?

Unsubscribing from one or several mailing lists involves the same step: Follow the according link of the mailing list on our overview page:

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/external_link_new_window.gif" alt="Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fenster" />https://mailman.uni-konstanz.de/mailman/listinfo/

and log in with the email address which you use for receiving mail from the mailing list. You might be asked for your mailing list password. After logging in you can cancel your subscription with a single click of a button. You will receive a confirmation email, in which you will be asked to finally confirm unsubscription.

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/internal_link.gif" alt="Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster" />[read more]

5. How can I change my settings?

If you have subscribed for a mailing list and would like to change your personal settings [e.g. your email address], please follow the according link of the mailing list on our overview page:

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/external_link_new_window.gif" alt="Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fenster" />https://mailman.uni-konstanz.de/mailman/listinfo/

After logging in with your email address and password which you use for receiving mail from the mailing list, you can change your personal settings.

<img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/internal_link.gif" alt="Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster" />[read more]

6. How do I send an email to a mailing list?

In order to send an email to a mailing list, [in most cases] you need to subscribeo to the list beforehand. You can then send your email to the list to the following address:

<name_of_mailing_list>@mailman.uni-konstanz.de

Sometimes emails cannot be delivered to the mailing list or need to be approved by a moderator beforehand. In such a case you will get a message form the mailing list system, explaining why your email is not (yet) delivered.

7. Who will help me, if I don't know what to do?

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8. How do I create my own mailing list?

Creating a new mailing list is very simple, but please be aware that [a lot of] responsibility and some work comes with it. More information on the topic "How do I create my own mailing list" can be found  <img src="https://cms.uni-konstanz.de/typo3/sysext/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Public/Images/internal_link.gif" alt="Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fenster" />[here]

Mailinglists

1. What is a mailing list?

An electronic mailing list is a special usage of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users. [Wikipedia]

One single email can be delivered to all subscribers of a mailing list at a time, without the need for the sender to know all (or any) of the  subscribers' email addresses.

[read more]

2. What kinds of mailing lists exist [at the University of Konstanz]?

A list of all current existing public mailing lists at the University of Konstanz can be found here:

Mailing lists

Further information on specific mailing lists can be found by clicking on the link below:

More

3. How can I subscribe to a mailing list?

If you would like to subscribe to one or several existing mailing lists, please follow the link to our overview page:

Mailing lists

Please fill out the online form on the "Subscription" page.

[Read more]

4. How can I unsubcribe from a mailing list?

Unsubscribing from one or several mailing lists involves the same step: Follow the link below:

Mailing lists

Simply log in with the email address you use for receiving emails from the mailing list. You might be asked for your email list password. After logging in you can cancel your subscription with a single click of a button. You will receive a confirmation email in which you will be asked to confirm your cancellation.

[Read more]

5. How can I change my settings?

If you have subscribed to a mailing list and would like to change your personal settings [e.g. your email address], please follow the link on our overview page:

Mailing lists

After logging in with your email address and password which you use for receiving email from the mailing list, you can change your personal settings.

[Read more]

6. How do I send an email to a mailing list?

In order to send an email to a mailing list, [in most cases] you need to subscribe to the list first. You can then send your email to the list by using the following address:

&lt;name_of_mailing_list&gt;@mailman.uni-konstanz.de

Sometimes emails cannot be delivered to the mailing list or need to be approved by a moderator beforehand. In such cases you will get a message form the mailing list system explaining why your email has not been delivered (yet).

7. Who will help me, if I don't know what to do?

8. How do I create my own mailing list?

Creating a new mailing list is very simple, but please be aware that [a lot of] responsibility and some work comes with it. More information on the topic of how to create your own mailing list can be found [here].