The best website builder for academics

With an Owlstown website, your academic content is organized in one place and up-to-date. People can easily find your research online. No code, no server setup, no stress. Now, you can focus more on your research and living life.

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Trusted by 100s of Ph.D. students, faculty, researchers, and scientists. Explore their academic websites.

1. Start your site in minutes.

With Owlstown, there is no complicated process to start. Select a theme, write your name, import some publications. Voila, you have an academic website!

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2. Stay updated.

Owlstown gives you the tools to keep your website updated. Update your list of publications with a click of a button. Edit your content while on your desktop or on your mobile device. Templates make it easy to add content.

3. Expand the reach of your research.

With Owlstown, your research reaches more people. Get your website featured on The Academic Gallery. Owlstown automatically generates a sitemap of your website and sends them to search enginens. Your visitors can share your research with the Sharer widget.

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Owlstown is a website builder designed for academics. It has many features that make sharing your research easy and hassle-free.

Unlimited pages
No ads
Free Owlstown domain
Free hosting
Free SSL security
Web-based editor
Mobile-friendly themes
Customize colors and fonts
Any type of academic content
Import publications
BibTeX import and export
Blog posts
Free stock photos
Rich content
Markdown or visual text
Embed PDFs
Embed tweets
Embed videos
Embed Google Slides
Embed Google Spreadsheets
Embed Google Docs

Designed for all who do research

Owlstown makes sharing academic content easy for anyone who does research. Update your website quickly and get back to doing your research.

Ph.D. Students

Share your projects

Blog about what you learn

No coding

In the job market

Show your CV

List your publications

Share your presentations


Save time

Highlight your students

Share your courses



Show your lab members

Share milestones

Level up with Pro

Owlstown is completely free to use. But if you need to take your website to the next level, upgrade to Owlstown Pro.

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Academic Domain

All Pro plans come with a free Academic Domain. Academic Domains are professional domains that have academic endings:,,, and

Custom domains

Use your own domain for your Owlstown website and create SEO-friendly pretty URLs. We take care of hosting and SSL certificates for you.


Invite team members to collaborate on your website. Owlstown websites are easy to edit. Even easier with more people.

Contact form

Make it easy for people to send you a message with a contact form on your website. The form uses reCAPTCHA to protect your website from spam.

More pictures and PDFs

Share more pictures of your research and lab activities. Share more publications, slides, and course materials.

Pageviews and analytics

View daily website pageviews in beautiful graphs. You can also add Google Analytics for additional insights into your website traffic.

Start your academic website today

Owlstown makes it easy to make and maintain an academic website. Take a look at what our users have to say.

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