Last changed: 15 April 2020

SLU's teachers now have access to the plagiarism detection system Urkund. Urkund will check all types of examination tasks and assignments against a large number of sources to detect possible plagiarism.

How can I get access to Urkund?

Contact Urkunds Support (support@urkund.com, Tel: 08-738 52 10) They will need your first and last name and your email address, and the faculty and department you belong to. You will then receive an email  with your login details to Urkund and information materials and manuals.

TIP! If you are more than one from an institution that need access, you can collect all the names in an Excel file and send it to Urkund. Column A should contain the name, surname and Column B the email address.

I have forgotten my user information. What do I do?

Contact Urkunds support.
08-738 52 10

How does Urkund work?

You can read more about Urkund from Urkunds website .




Are the students informed?

If you are using Urkund you MUST inform your students that the assignments that are sent to you will be reviewed by Urkund!

Refer students to Urkunds website  where information to students are.

General information about Urkund is also given to the students through theDivision of Educational Affairs and the student unions.

Does it cost anything to me as a teacher to use Urkund?

No, SLU have purchased a campus license and pays all the cost.


  • Urkund answering support questions by phone between 08.00 and 17.00  (08-738 52 10)
  • Support questions via email (support@urkund.com) normally answered within 24 hours (longer on holidays including Saturdays).


Helen.Alstergren@slu.se  Division of Educational Affairs 018-673008

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