How to Activate: SURFdrive

Surfdrive can be activated by going to the following link:

Login with your UM account, then go to Service Request –> SURFdrive – Request / Revoke SURFdrive acces.


How to Use: SURFdrive

SURFdrive is a personal cloud storage service for the Dutch education and research community, offering staff, researchers and students an easy way to store, synchronise and share files in the secure and reliable SURF community cloud. The tutorials help users where needed.

Click on the link below and log in to .

Log in and select your institution.

Fill in Maastricht and select Maastricht University.

Fill in your Username and Password.


After logging in you can see the SURFdrive main menu.

Please contact if you get an error after trying to login in.

If you do not have access to SURFdrive you will get the error message below:

Below, you can watch the video tutorials about:

Tutorial SURFdrive – Web Invironment

Tutorial SURFdrive – Sharing files

Tutorial SURFdrive – Synchronising files and folders