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Excellent research, interdisciplinarity, the promotion of young scientists and a focus on dialog and transfer - these guidelines translate our basic values for the work in the research groups - the guidelines for research groups and doctoral candidates are aligned with the basic values outlined in the general mission statement of the Weizenbaum Institute.

  • Mission statement for doctoral candidates

    In this mission statement, recommendations and proposals are formulated to link the doctoral phase with the fundamental values of openness, participation, transfer, diversity and internationality. In this way, an interdisciplinary and international Weizenbaum research culture is to be structurally strengthened.

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  • Guidelines for doctoral student supervision

    The guidelines for doctoral candidate supervision are intended to present the cooperation between doctoral candidates and their supervisors in a practical and everyday manner. They address essential elements of the dissertation cycle from the start to the defense and publication.

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  • Guideline for handling research data

    The guideline regulates the handling of data that is generated, utilised or processed as part of research activities at the Weizenbaum Institute using scientific methods. It addresses legal, organisational and technical issues from the collection to the publication of research data.

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Code of conduct for safeguarding good research practice at the Weizenbaum Institute

The Weizenbaum Institute (WI) lives a culture of interdisciplinary, open and socially responsible research that is committed to the well-being of humankind. The WI’s mission to critically accompany digitalization processes can only be achieved through good research practice. With the Code of conduct for safeguarding good research, the Institute implements the "Guidelines for Safeguarding Good Research Practice" of the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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  • Ombudspersons

    Four ombudspersons are available to discuss cases of academic conflict and to offer advice and guidance to researchers at the Weizenbaum Institute.

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  • Research Ethics

    The Weizenbaum Institute's Code of Conduct includes a commitment to establish a research ethics committee to support researchers by ensuring ethical standards.

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