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Prevent plagiarism at your University

Academic honesty and quality of education and research go hand in hand. Learn more about our way of working and how we can help your university to guarantee a high quality of education throughout.
University of Canberra

“The preventive objective of plagiarism detection is highly significant. When the students become aware of Urkund they are less inclined to seek shortcuts.”

Arshad Hussanee,
Learn Online Manager,
University of Canberra

Read the full case study here

“Academic honesty and quality of education go hand in hand. Whether you need to assure the originality of research papers or prevent plagiarism amongst graduate students, Urkund is the right tool to ensure academic honesty throughout your institution. You can start using Urkund today without it interfering with your current workflow. Institutions that use Urkund can see that students’ knowledge of referencing correctly increase significantly.”

– Andreas Ohlson, CEO of Urkund

Andreas Ohlson Chief Executive Officer at Urkund

Use it with your current learning platform

Whether you are using Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace or another learning management system at your institution, we have the integration for it. Our powerful web API also allows for bespoke integrations without disturbing your current workflow.
Read more about our integrations here.

Original thinking in your published research

Having a plagiarism prevention system established at your university, and one that’s proven to be accurate and efficient, means you take academic integrity seriously and show you are taking a stand against content theft and essay mills. A win-win situation!

Never compromise on data protection​

Urkund does not claim ownership of your content nor shares anything without your explicit consent as an institution. With privacy by design and tough security standards, we can promise you unparalleled stability and by-the-book GDPR compliance.

Premium content added continuously

With almost 20 years of experience of indexing sources, we make sure to continuously expand and stay up to par. We have an editorial strategy to make sure we index scholarly journals and academic publications relevant to your institution. Premium publishers we currently work are, among others, IEEE, Taylor & Francis, and Wiley. Read more about our source areas here.

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What is included when getting Urkund

Getting started with Urkund is easy and since it’s a web based Software as a Service (SaaS), no software installation is required. This also means you don’t need to be an IT-expert to get started. We have the resources and the experience needed to assist you in the implementation process and offer personal support free of charge during the entire licence period. As an organisation implementing Urkund, you have the option of choosing between three levels: Campus, Department, and Institution. The licence runs over 12 months and grants full access to the system. You can start your subscription at any point during the calendar year – you decide.

An Urkund subscription contains:

Integrates with all common systems

Work as you do. If you are using a learning management system (LMS) or virtual learning environment (VLE), Urkund can be integrated smoothly into your current workflow. Learn more about our plug-and-play integrations and our powerful web API.


Promoting original thinking involves more than just detecting plagiarism. It requires knowledge! Find  useful resources below to support you on your quest for academic excellence.

Copenhagen Business School (CBS), the biggest school of economics in northern Europe, has a very strict policy on plagiarism of research and student theses.

After implementing Urkund they could quickly see an increase in the volume of detected plagiarism. Furthermore, Urkund started to be used as a basis for discussion with the students and a pedagogical tool, thus giving CBS the upper hand when it came to proactively dealing with the underlying issues of plagiarism.

Read the full case study here.

One of the most common reasons behind plagiarism across the board, from undergraduate papers to dissertations, is the lack of sufficient knowledge when it comes to proper citation and referencing.

In our guide we list best practices, methods, and common styles of citing and referencing. This guide has long been a favourite resource, free to use and reuse in any course or as a cheat sheet for students and staff alike.

Access the guide here.

We have promoted original thinking and academic integrity for two decades.
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