How to get Skype for Business

Skype for Business is part of both Microsoft Office 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and available for students as well as employees at University College Absalon.

All Absalon employees with a newly deployed computer already has Skype for Business installed. 

If you already has Microsoft Office 2016 or Microsoft Office 2013 installed - then you also have Skype for Business installed. If you have a computer with Microsoft Office 2010 installed, you can easily install the latest edition of Microsoft Office yourself. The license covers both installation on corporate as well as private computers. 

Follow the instructions below to install Skype for Business on your computer.

Notice: You must have a valid Absalon email address. Access to Microsoft Office 365 is only valid as long as you are registred as either an employee or as a student.

Follow the link

Follow this link: - log in with your Absalon email address and password.

Click on  "Andre installationer".

Choose if you want the whole (1) Office 365 program package, or you just want to install (2) Skype for Business.


1. Install Office 365 (whole package)
  1. Choose the language you want from the drop down menu
  2. Click "Installér

Follow the instructions - you must be online the whole time during the installation.

2. Install Skype for Business (only Skype for Business)

Installér Skype for Business Basic (for Office 2016)

  1. Click Skype for Business in the menu (choose Skype for Business Basic (for Office 2016))
  2. Choose language (only applicable for Windows PCs)
  3. Click Installér