Plagiarism detection

The plagiarism detection and prevention service, started in 2016, aims at finding a global solution to detect plagiarism in digital contents that are being used and created in participating institutions, encouraging academic and research quality.

The service uses the Urkund software, developed by Prio Infocenter AB.

How it works?

The plagiarism detection software can locate and identify documents with content taken from other documents through the analysis of different sources: online public documents, publishing companies, and public and private repositories. Once the analysis is done, a report gives information on the degree of coincidence between the document under study and the similarities with other documents, so that the teacher can assess it.

Participating institutions: 

  • Universitat de Barcelona
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Universitat de Lleida
  • Universitat de Girona
  • Universitat Rovira i Virgili
  • Fundació per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Universitat de Vic — Universitat Central de Catalunya
  • Institut Borja de Bioètica
  • Fundació Pere Tarrés
  • Fundació Universitària del Bages
  • Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià
  • ESERP Business School
  • Campus de Terres de l'Ebre de l'Escola Universitària de la Salut i l'Esport
  • Escoles Universitàries Gimbernat
  • Institut de Ciències Fotòniques

Research centers and affiliated centers to public universities can also benefit from this service. 



Gorka Roldan
Customers and Projects Unit Manager
+34 93 205 6464
gorka [dot] roldanatcsuc [dot] cat