TYPO3 announces special memberships for universities and research institutions
March 15, 2017
The TYPO3 Association introduces a special membership type for universities and research institutions. Many academic institutions worldwide are already using the Content Management System (CMS) TYPO3. In Germany alone, approximately 460 public and private university websites are based on the CMS.
Memberships for universities and research institutions are tailored to their needs. In addition to full voting rights in official association elections, academic members can also vote in the Academic Committee of the TYPO3 Association and receive reduced tickets for the TYPO3 University Days.
”The idea of an academic membership arose during the TYPO3 University Days last year. We were considering how the universities could support the TYPO3 Association in the future,“ said Daniel Fehrle, leader of the Academic Committee. “Many universities have already announced that they want to register for membership.“
”Universities have different needs than commercial web agencies. Many academic institutions did not fit into the existing membership structure," explains Oliver Dobberkau, President of the TYPO3 Association. "I am proud that the Academic Committee has found a way to allow universities to strengthen TYPO3.”
Early birds save €250
Interested academic institutions can purchase the membership through the TYPO3 website. They can choose between three member types: Bronze (250 euros / year), Silver (500 euros / year) and Gold (1,000 euros / year). The one-time admission fee is 250 euros. The first 20 registrations before the end of May 2017, can save this admission fee by entering the coupon code ACADEMIC20T3A.
About the TYPO3 Association
The TYPO3 Association has been promoting the development of free software projects that have arisen from the Community regarding the original TYPO3 Content Management Solution for ten years now. It is a not-for-profit organization that provides software developments from third parties that it has funded to the public free of charge. The TYPO3 Association is an association according to Swiss Law that was founded by the members of the TYPO3 Community, including Kasper Skårhøj, in November 2004. It has its headquarters in Baar ZG (Switzerland). The TYPO3 Association is non-partisan and denominationally neutral. More information on its members, objectives and funding opportunities can be found on its website: https://typo3.org/association. Additionally, the TYPO3 Association has established an independent service company that provide its members with support services and attend to the technological development of the CMS system in the future. More about TYPO3 Inc. can be found on https://typo3.com/.
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