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Web Projects

A web project is an individualized web appearance with special resource requirements. You can request free webspace including PHP, Perl, Python and/or a MySQL-databank as well as SSl-support for this purpose.

Every institute, as well as any other acknowldeged institutions of the University of Cologne, can run a web project. Web projects require a lot of care of the person in charge and should only be requested if there is a real need for it. 


Special resource requirements for a web project are considered to be:

  • if a server-side programming language is needed for the appearance; the RRZK server support PHP, Perl and Python
  • if a data base is needed for the appearance; the RRZK server only support MySQL
  • if a SSL-encoded transfer is necessary to receive passwords or other personal related data through the web site. 

You don't need to ask for a web project if a URL in the form of is needed. It is sufficient to to request your own web address.

Please read the following information carefully. They are important for trouble-free running of a web project.


If you have any questions or problems, please contact the RRZK-Helpdesk