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Urkund - new name Ouriginal

Ouriginal (Urkund) is a system for detecting plagiarism. Lund University has a shared license for the text-matching tool Ouriginal. This means that all lecturers at the University departments can use Ouriginal to check student work.

What is Ouriginal (Urkund)?

Ouriginal is an email-based system which automatically checks student work against existing texts from three central source areas – the Internet, certain published material and Ouriginal’s own archive. Ouriginal is used at many Swedish and international higher education institutions, to prevent and detect cheating and plagiarism.


Our webpage on Academic integrity.

Related information

Ouriginal webpage

For questions concerning Ouriginal and plagiarism detection please contact digital [at] education [dot] lu [dot] se