Safety concept for the residence hall of the university in Magdeburg

The Campus Tower of the Otto-von-Guericke university in Magdeburg was redeveloped in 2009. At the same time a key system from ABUS was installed. With only one key the students can open all doors from the entrance door to the apartment door.
The goal: a comfortable solution that allows the students to access 250 apartment units as well as the entrance door with one key. In addition, the material of the cylinder and key has to cope with the high frequency every day use.

Fact sheet

Application area: Education and research
Object: Residence hall "Campus Tower"
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Project goal: Safety concept for a residence hall

Challenge and solution

Comfortable solution to open the entrance door and the apartment door with one key

    • The patent protected system Z14
    • System with paracentric precision profile offers high picking protection according to DIN
    • GMK system


High stability and long working life of the keys

  • Solid key made of nickel silver with reinforced cross-section of the profile 

Questions & answers

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