Learn about Office 365 Germany

Office 365 Germany is a differentiated option to the Office 365 services already available across Europe. It helps address the needs of the most regulated customers in Germany, the European Union (EU), and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) by delivering our industry-leading productivity services for digital work, from German datacenters, with data residency in Germany, and strict data access and control measures via a unique data trustee model governed under German law.

The data trustee, T-Systems International, an independent German company and subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, controls physical and logical access to customer data. Customer data cannot be accessed without approval from or supervision by the data trustee, which is governed by German law.

Learn more about how Office 365 Germany is designed to meet compliance and regulatory needs.

What Microsoft online services are available in Office 365 Germany?

Office 365 Germany plan offerings are aligned with global offers as much as possible. Exclusions include Yammer-related plans, plans that are nearing their end-of-life, and plans available by way of non-profit programs. Office 365 E5, SPE, and services listed in the Coming soon section will be available after general availability of Office 365 Germany.

The following services and features are available in some Office 365 Germany subscription plans. Additionally, see the Online Services Terms.

  • Office 365 ProPlus, Office 2016, and Office 20131. Note that Office 2013 requires that modern authentication be enabled.

  • Exchange Online

  • SharePoint Online

  • OneDrive for Business

  • Skype for Business

  • Exchange Online Protection

  • Office Online

  • Office 365 Video

  • Project Online

  • Visio Online

  • Groups

  • Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

  • Customer Lockbox

  • Advanced eDiscovery

  • Advanced Threat Protection

  • Office 365 Threat Intelligence

  • Office 365 Advanced Data Governance

  • Audit Log Search

  • Power BI Pro

  • Delve

1Office 365 Germany plans include client software applications that are installed and run on an end-user’s device (“client software applications”), such as Office 365 ProPlus, Office 2013, and Office 2016. Client software applications do not operate exclusively in German data centers and may enable an end-user to access online services that are not German Online Services. For purposes of your agreement with Microsoft, client software applications are not German Online Services. German data residency commitments and access control by German data trustee apply only to the German Online Services.

General information

Sign in portal

https://portal.office.de

Subscriptions, billing, and technical support

Germany-based support available in German and English For details, see Contact Office 365 for business support - Admin Help.

IP Addresses and URLs

See Office 365 Germany endpoints.

Yammer

Not available.

Versions of Office older than Office 2013 or Office 365 ProPlus1

Not supported.

Office Lens

Not available.

Ability to buy a domain from within Office 365

Not available.

SharePoint Store

Each app that is available in a Microsoft app store is provided by either Microsoft or a third-party app publisher and is subject to a separate privacy statement and terms and conditions. Data provided through the use of a Microsoft app store and any app may be accessible to Microsoft or the third-party app publisher, as applicable, and transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States or any other country where Microsoft or the app publisher and their affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Please work with the app publisher to make sure it meets requirements for your Office 365 Germany deployment.

For a more detailed look at services available for each Office 365 plan, see the Office 365 Service Description.

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