Ethics in research projects

Ethical issues are fundamental components of research projects and must therefore be addressed in detail in every project proposal. Here you will find information on this topic and contact details for local contacts.

Furthermore, the DFG has set up an online portal on scientific integrity, which helps to implement the standards in the guidelines "Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice".




  • The OVGU guideline on research data management as well as further OVGU advice on research data management can be found on the website of the University Library. more
  • The OVGU has established a staff unit IT Compliance. more



  • For research projects in the EU programmes Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, compliance with ethical principles is of central importance.


Further information:

Application and ethics

Project management and ethics

  • The competent ethics committee for the evaluation of clinical trials of medicinal products for human use that take place outside the universities and university hospitals of Saxony-Anhalt.
  • Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz

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