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Ombuds Office for Good Scientific Practice

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Welcome to the homepage of the Ombuds Office for Good Scientific Practice at the Georg-August University Göttingen.

The preservation and safeguarding of the highest of scientific quality standards in research and the fostering of an atmosphere of openness, creativity and dedication to achievement are of paramount importance for the Georg-August-University Göttingen. In the realisation of these objectives, compliance with the principles of good scientific practice plays a pivotal role. Accordingly, we are committed to ensuring the prevention of scientific misconduct, e.g. by educating and training junior scientists and scholars, and offering advice and investigation in cases of suspected violation of the rules of good scientific practice.

At the following websites, you will find information on the recognized standards of good scientific practice, the ombuds institutions of the University and their procedures for handling allegations of scientific misconduct as well as further documents/resources related to matters of good scientific practice.

Information for teachers