Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine

Good Scientific Practice

The University of Tübingen expects all researchers to adhere to the rules of Good Scientific Practice. Furthermore, the University expects these rules to be an integral part of the training of junior researchers.

The participation in a Good Scientific Practice seminar is obligatory for IGIM doctoral students. The seminar can be completed at the Graduate Academy of the University of Tübingen.

For violations of the rules of Good Scientific Practice you can find the responsible persons here.

The following documents show the Guidelines on ensuring good scientific practice and on the handling of scientific misconduct at the University of Tübingen:

> University of Tübingen Guidelines for Ensuring Good Scientific Practice (english)

> University of Tübingen's rules of procedure for dealing with academic misconduct (2018 version)

> Leitlinien der Universität Tübingen zur Sicherung guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis (deutsch)

> Verfahrensordnung der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen zum Umgang mit Fehlverhalten in der Wissenschaft (Fassung 2018)

The following position papers show the view on good scientific practice of the German Rectors` Conference (HRK), the German Research Foundation, the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) and the National Academy of Sciences and Humanities Leopoldina:

> "Leitlinien zur Sicherung guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis" (German Research Foundation)
> Sicherung guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis / Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice (German Research Foundation, Memorandum, german and english)
> Good scientific practice at German universities. Recommendation of the 14th HRK General Assembly of 14 May 2013 (in German).
> Recommendations on scientific integrity. Position paper of the German Council of Science and Humanities of 27 April 2015 (in German).
> Scientific Freedom and Scientific Responsibility. Recommendations for handling security-relevant research. Joint Position Paper of the DFG and the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.