Good Scientific Practice  


Preliminary Remarks and Information

In April 2015, Leipzig University adopted the Basic Statutes of Leipzig University to Ensure Good Scientific Practice; this new statute was based on the 2013 recommendations of the German Research Foundation for safeguarding good scientific practices.

At the end of 2014, the Senate had already appointed an Ombuds-Commission, consisting of six members and two deputy members, who as persons of trust are available to members of research groups or Leipzig University. The term of office for the Ombudsman Commission and the Standing Commission is the same as that of the Senate.

Statutes on Ensuring Good Scientific Practice

In consultation with the Office of the Rector, the Senate of Leipzig University approved (on the basis of § 79 Sentence 3 and Section 13, paragraph 3, sentence 2 of the SächsHSFG) on 17 April 2015 the following Basic Statutes of Leipzig University to Ensure Good Scientific Practice:

PDF-Download of the Statute from 17 April 2015

last update: 10.07.2018 


Branch Office of the Ombuds-Commission
Christian Franke
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig
Raum 420
Telefon: +49 341 97-32073
Fax: +49 341 97-32099

Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Becker-Eberhard
Telephone: +49 341 97-35160

Dr. Benjamin Bigl
Telephon: +49 341 97-35763

Contact Person for Students
Friedemann Goerl
Telefon: +49 341 97-37873