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EUB Office

Dr. Eva-Maria Berens

ethikkommission@uni-bielefeld.de
+49(0)521 106-4468
Office T5-241

Office Hours by arrangement

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If you have any questions or need advice, please contact the EUB’s office. Several essential documents and further advisory services are listed below. Please also note our FAQs.

Guidelines and legal texts

Ethical Guidelines of the German Society of Psychology (DGPs) and the Professional Association of German Psychologists (BDP) -- for research related guidelines see point 7.3
[Berufsethische Richtlinien der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs) und des Berufsverbandes Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen (BDP)] (pdf, German, last updated: September 21, 2016)

Data Protection Law North Rhine-Westfalia [Datenschutzgesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen] (external Link, German)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO)] (pdf, German, last updated: Januar 2020)

Federal Data Protection Law
[Bundesdatenschutzgesetz] (pdf, German last updated: January 2011)

Data Management and Data Sharing in Psychological Science: Revision of the DGPs Recommendations (pdf, English, last updated: June 26, 2020)

Guidelines and Rules of Procedure for Ensuring Good Scientific Practice at Bielefeld University (pdf, German, last updated: March 1, 2021)

Regulations for the Ethics Committee of Bielefeld University
[Regelungen für die Ethik-Kommission der Universität Bielefeld] (pdf, German, last updated: July 15, 2013)

Rules of Procedure of the EUB
[Geschäftsordnung der EUB] (pdf, German, last updated: May 5, 2020)

Further information and advice

Information and advice on data protection and practical questions concerning research data management, participant information and declaration of consent are available from the Competence Centre for Research Data, the Data Protection and Information Safety Coordinators of the Deparment of Psychology and the School of Public Health.

Templates for participant information, data protection information and consent forms are available on request from the office of the Ethics Committee and from the Competence Centre for Research Data.

Various aspects of data protection are collected on the portal of the data protection officers. (Information only available in German)

Information on legal aspects of the use of videoconferencing clients for research projects and other aims can be found here. (Information only available in German)

Further information on the principles of good scientific practice, contact persons in cases of suspected scientific misconduct, and advice and assessment of questions on the ethics of security-relevant research can be found here.


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