Centre for Digital Humanities

Websites & IT Infrastructure

Humanities IT, the IT department of the UU Faculty of Humanities, offers customized services and infrastructure to support the needs of its staff and students. The Humanities IT unit comprises four teams: Data Management & Privacy, Back Office, Portal Development, and Website Development. If you require a custom WordPress website for your project or have inquiries regarding information systems architecture, IT security, or performance, our experts are available for consultation. You can reach out to them at HumanitiesIT@uu.nl.


  • Delivery and maintenance of tailor-made server environments for research, utilizing modern “DevOps” automation practices to ensure efficient and timely delivery;
  • Provision of a multisite WordPress environment, enabling quick creation of project websites with a wide range of available components and themes. Specialist support is also provided;
  • Consultation on technological topics such as information systems architecture, IT security, performance, and different options for making research tools accessible.


  • A strong focus on Linux server environments and web applications, accommodating anything from small, single-user research tools to load-balanced multi-server hosting environments;
  • Extensive experience in managing and securing Linux and Windows servers;
  • Proficiency in Elasticsearch, Docker, and other relevant technologies for Digital Humanities research.