There are a number of wireless networks on-site. Here is some information on the differences between the different networks.

Available Wireless Network SSIDs


Intended for use by visiting scientists while on-site conducting experiments.


Intended for use by temporary visitors to MAX IV.

  • This network provides Internet access only – there is no access to MAX IV internal services.
  • The login is via a captive portal where an email address is needed for receiving a token that is valid for 24 hours.
  • NB: If you use an email address at lu.se, the response email can take up to 10 minutes to arrive because of the way email filtering is done at LU.
  • NB: Do not use this Wifi connection in conjunction with MAX IV VPN to access internal services, the behavior can be unpredictable. Use the maxiv_user wifi above.


The international university wifi network.

  • Visiting academics can use the credentials of their home university to establish a wifi connection while at MAX IV.
  • This network provides Internet access only – there is no access to Max IV internal services. (However, the VPN can be used)
  • Normally your university email address is used as username, e.g. ab1234yz@lu.se
  • For more information, see the Lund University information page: Wireless internet at Lund University


This is the network for MAX IV staff members

  • Must be a staff member
  • Login with MAX IV username and password.
  • Provides full access to the white network.