Threema Education

Instant Messaging for
Educational Institutions

Trusted by millions.

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The Number 1
for Privacy-Compliant Communication in the Education Sector

Success Story Hardtschule Durmersheim

Special Offer for
Educational Institutions

Threema Education is a special price plan of Threema Work. With the privacy-compliant chat solution Threema Work, educational institutions stay on top of chat communication and keep questionable messaging services out of the classroom.

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Highest Level of
Security and Data Privacy

Thanks to Threema Education, instant messaging in school is secure and privacy-compliant. Since no personal information is required, it is safe to use Threema Work at any age. The Swiss chat solution focuses on security and data protection, and it is compliant with European data protection laws.

The Benefits

No phone number required

No phone number required

100% GDPR-compliant and open source

100% GDPR-compliant and open source

Can be used at any age

Can be used at any age

Consistent end-to-end encryption and metadata restraint

Consistent end-to-end encryption and metadata restraint

Straightforward communication and high availability

Straightforward communication and high availability

Rigorous protection of students’ and teachers’ privacy

Rigorous protection of students’ and teachers’ privacy

Strict separation between personal and educational communication

Strict separation between personal and educational communication

Affordable price plan for educational institutions

Affordable price plan for educational institutions

Easy and Efficient

With an internal messenger, your school streamlines the communication with students, teachers, and parents. Threema Education offers everything you can expect from a messaging solution for educational institutions: a state-of-the-art app that’s tried and tested by millions, a powerful administration portal, and a tool for straightforward information distribution, i.e., Threema Broadcast.

  • Single and group chats (e.g., for project groups and general classroom communication)
  • End-to-end encrypted audio and video calls
  • Polls
  • off-hours policy
  • Send files of any type
  • Optimized for tablets
  • News feeds (messenger newsletters)
  • Distribution lists
  • Interactive chat bots
  • Centrally managed group chats
  • Effortless initial setup
  • Straightforward licensing
  • Existing licenses can be transferred to new students
Success Stories

Success Stories

Why Schools Love
Threema Education

Numerous schools and educational institutions use Threema Education to ensure privacy-compliant and secure communication between students and teachers. The following success stories showcase how schools can benefit from using instant messaging as an educational tool.

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A Special Price
for Educational Institutions Only

Threema Education

Threema Education

Secure messaging at an unbeatable price

CHF 7.95€ 7,95$ 8.99

Per license, per 5 years In contrast to regular price plans, there are no recurring costs.
State-of-the-Art App:
for iOS, Android, and desktop
Admin Console:
for easy administration and user management
Threema Broadcast:
for fast and efficient information distribution
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Unlimited messages
Free updates for all platforms
Guaranteed availability (SLA):

App Features

Text and voice messages
Voice and video call
Share images, videos, and documents
Group chats
Distribution lists (Android)
Private chats
Off-hours policy
Use without phone number and SIM card
Web client and desktop app

Management Cockpit

Contact and User Management

Make contacts available and mark internal contactsPrepopulate contact list
Add external IDs to internal contact list
Prevent further use of IDs and access to future chatsRevoke/detach IDs
Get a complete list of all active licenses and usersOverview of active users
Withdraw and hand over licensesTransferable credentials
Look up employees in company directoryInternal user directory
Share the company directory across several subscriptionsSubscription group


Customize the app by displaying the company logoDisplay custom logo in app
Integrate form for first-level support into the appDefine custom support URL


Add new administrators and give them the required permissionsDefine administrators and permissions
Two-factor authentication
Show anonymous data evaluationStats
API for automated administration

Special Features

App configuration

Individual settings
Add external IDs to internal contact list
Global settings

Threema Broadcast

Distribution lists
Group chats
Individual delivery receipts
Scheduled messages
Manage multiple Broadcast IDs
Broadcast API

Threema Gateway

Gateway credits per license

Support & Customer Success

Onboarding support
Technical and business reviews
Personal account manager
Max. support response time


Threema Education is only available for public educational institutions, e.g., schools and universities.

Non-profit organizations and NGOs get a 30% discount on Threema Work. Learn more...

Once students leave school, the IT administration can withdraw their licenses and pass them on to new students.

The management cockpit allows you to generate and manage user licenses. In the Credentials section, you can generate, withdraw, and reallocate licenses.

Yes, Threema Education can be used without a SIM card and without a phone number. It is therefore perfectly suited for school tablets.

Yes, a minimum of 20 licenses must be ordered with the initial purchase of Threema Education.

Technical support

Technical support

If you have questions that aren’t covered by the Support section, please contact our support team via the management cockpit. We’re happy to help!

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Business inquiries

Business inquiries

Please send us your business inquiry via the contact form. The best way to quickly get technical assistance is to use the support form in the management cockpit.

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