Higher Education Website Design & Development

Innovative higher education websites for universities and colleges

Highly-efficient, scalable and functional – those are our educational websites

Higher education web development

importance of well-designed website

Higher education websites are specific projects which demand unique solutions. The website usually constitutes the first point of contact between the candidate and the university. The primary impression can be the critical factor determining the educational offer attractiveness for the user. Poor page speed, obsolete design, or unintuitive navigation may easily verify the university's trustworthiness and prestige in the potential candidate's eyes.

Higher education website design in Smartbees

check out, why can you count on us

Our experts specialize in modern higher ed websites development. In Smartbees, we offer multiple web development services, including, e.g., the graphic works and further support and maintenance.

We design and deploy simple higher education websites, so as complicated internal systems and databases. Our portfolio covers numerous realizations for universities and colleges, e.g., the biggest network of private universities in Poland – WSB.

Why Smartbees?
+10 years of experience in college and university website design
Support and maintenance services for existing higher education websites
Projects based on Drupal – well-known education CMS
Experience in WCAG implementation for universities and colleges
Dedicated apps and internal systems development for education websites

Drupal – best education CMS

the arguments against this choice

Education CMS has to fulfill crucial criteria. Drupal (an Open Source technology) is one of the most frequently chosen CMS for colleges and universities worldwide. Find out what makes Drupal an ideal CMS for higher ed websites.


- Drupal is one of the most secure CMS. When regularly updated, it is exceptionally resistant to hacker attacks. Safety is an essential condition for a higher education website. It processes thousands of sensitive data regarding students, employees, and payments.


- universities and colleges often extend their offer and add enhancements to encourage as many candidates as possible. As an education CMS, Drupal provides nearly unlimited development possibilities, including new subpages or extensions addition.


- each day, hundreds of students visit higher education websites. The amount rapidly increases during recruitment periods. Many systems are unable to handle such traffic. When installed on a high-quality server, Drupal guarantees exceptional efficiency.


- studying abroad gains popularity from year to year. Thus, it is crucial to have a multilingual higher education website. Then, you can reach a broader target group. Drupal is an ideal CMS for education website design providing advanced content management options from one administration panel for all website versions.

Best higher education websites

what functionalities do they possess?

Universities and colleges frequently operate on multiple platforms. Only their proper integration assures the uninterrupted workflow. While preparing educational website designs, don’t forget about crucial integrations execution.

Payment methods

Integration with payment methods is one of the critical functionality for the higher education website. Recruitment or tuition fees – students are obliged to makes payments nearly on every stage of education. Properly implemented integrations ease and shorten the processes, making them more intuitive and user-friendly.

Login options

Well-designed higher education websites offer straightforward login processes to particular systems e.g., assuring access to all platforms using one user account. Higher education website design should provide separated login options, e.g., for students and academic employees.

A modern, intuitive, and well-designed website is the best leverage that the university or college may possess. If you need expert consultation, contact us. We will do our best to advise which solution would be most suitable for your project.

Our Clients

hundreds of real success stories
Mateusz Tomczak
Marketing specialist / VELO

They are good at establishing a strong business relationship with customers.

Tomasz Zbierski
Director of IT / TAI

Smartbees performed a giant experience in Drupal CMS system and helped us to modernize our tender service.

Łukasz Filut
Director of IT / WSB

The partnership approach of Smartbees makes our cooperation an effective and pleasant one. That is why we do not hesitate to contract out new assignments to them.

Higher education website design

check out our development process
Our contact

Whether through email, phone call or the online „project estimate” form, you let us know the scope of the project and your requirements. Timeframe: 3 minutes!

Contact from our sales team
Our contact

During the same working day, we will contact you either via email message or phone call to find out more about your project.

Contact with the sales team

We will prepare and send you the offer. How long does it take? It depends on the size of the project.

Contact with the sales team

If our proposal meets your expectations, we can send it immediately.

Contact with the sales team

We are developing the project in line with your specifications. We will contact you to be assured that we are on the right way to fulfil your needs and turn your ideas into reality.

Contact with the development team

After finishing our development work, we will precisely test the code to be sure that it runs on all cylinders.

Contact with the development team

After the test phase is finished, we will provide you with the comprehensive documentation describing our work and internal functioning of the modules. It would be helpful in the future in case of further updates and development of the project.

Contact with the development team

It is almost done! Now it is the time to deliver the project with appropriate documentation. During this stage, we will either implement the project on your server or help your team in this process- depends on your preferences.

Contact with the development team

After implementation is done, it is always worth to check whether all the functions are just working fine. Certainly, we will execute this for you.

Contact with the development team

Our services are covered with 30-days, free of charge technical support. If you want to prolonge the validity, fell free to contact us.

Contact with the development team

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