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On a mission to ensure the integrity of global education

With more than three decades of knowledge and expertise, Ouriginal is a cutting-edge text-matching and plagiarism prevention solution serving academic institutions, secondary schools, and corporations predominately across the Nordics and DACH regions. 


Ourginal was established in 2020 when two of the industry’s leaders, Urkund and PlagScan, joined forces to improve academic integrity and promote original thinking. In 2021, Ouriginal joined Turnitin to combine teams, expertise, and resources to further champion academic integrity and authentic learning—globally and impactfully. 

Turnitin has offices in Australia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Sweden, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Over 16,000 academic institutions, publishers, and corporations use Turnitin integrity and assessment solutions: Gradescope by Turnitin, iThenticate, Turnitin Feedback Studio, Turnitin Originality, Turnitin Similarity, ExamSoft, ProctorExam, and Ouriginal.

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