Good Scientific Practice
at the University of Oldenburg
Proper academic conduct and adherence to the guidelines of good scientific practice have the highest priority in research and are essential prerequisites of scientific work, whose goal is the generation of knowledge for society’s benefit. A self-critical attitude towards one's own research results as well as close compliance with discipline-specific regulations for using sources and data needs to be consequently adhered to by researchers in all career stages.
Scientific work at the University of Oldenburg is subject to the Regulations governing the principles for safeguarding good academic practice at the University of Oldenburg issued October 5th, 2022, which implement the 19 guiding principles and their explanations for safeguarding good scientific practice (Kodex) of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
In the case of potential misconduct, this suspicion is investigated according to the regulations governing the principles for safeguarding good academic practice at the University of Oldenburg issued October 5th, 2022. The responsible points of contact would be the ombudspersons and the Committee for Good Scientific Practice at the University of Oldenburg.