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URL Shortener

Your Requirement

You want a simple and secure tool to shorten your links (URLs) so that they can then serve as a redirect to an Internet service, web page or file, and be better used in documentation or other references.

Our Offer

We offer a service for creating shortened links. The "URL Shortener" can be used at

Preconditions For Use

Every user with an account of the Max Planck Society or the University of Göttingen and users of a participating university of the Academic Cloud can use the “URL Shortener” service.

How To Use

Your Advantages

  • Secure and transparent use of a URL forwarding service
  • Easy access
  • Before forwarding to the target URL, an intermediate page can optionally be displayed that shows the website visitor the target URL before forwarding.
  • Resolution of the short URL for at least two years is assured.


URL Shortener