Stud.IP is an Open Source Project and is covered by the Gnu General Public License (GPL). All files necessary for operation can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/studip/
The technical basis can be provided by a LINUX system with Apache Webserver and a MySQL database, which is then controlled by PHP.
The system features a authorisation system with six ranks, that affects individually different levels - in courses, institutes,faculties or system wide.
Seminars or work groups can be secured with passwords - the encryption of which uses a MD5 one-way-hash.
The system is capable of being administrated 100% over the internet - no additional tools are necessary. A 5th generation web browser is recommended.
The system is continually being developed and customised to the wishes of our users - [Tell us your opinion!]email@example.com
The Stud.IP-Developer-Blog can be found under:http://blog.studip.de