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Ombuds Office for Good Research Practice


Welcome to the homepage of the Ombuds Office for Good Research Practice at the University of 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 University of Göttingen. In the realisation of these objectives, compliance with the principles of good research practice plays a pivotal role. Accordingly, we are committed to ensuring the prevention of research misconduct, e.g. by educating and training early career researchers, and offering advice and investigation in cases of suspected violation of the rules of good research practice.


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