Choose project name and key
Each project has a unique name (e.g. JIRA Junior) and a unique key (e.g. JJ). The project key becomes the first part of that project's issue keys, e.g. JJ-1, JJ-2, etc
Choose one of project types (listed below) which are related to your requirements. More deep description is available on: JIRA applications and project types overview
Project type is related to issue types and schemes which are pre-configured. It could be changed in future, but it is easier to start from type related to your methodology or procedures.
- Create request for new project at https://jira.software.geant.org/servicedesk/customer/portal/2 (Features -> New Project) or sent an e-mail at email@example.com
with all related information: name, key, type and users/developers if you need help with permission assignment.