GENERAL TASKS Upon request the Ethics Committee of the University of Erfurt gives it’s view on ethical aspects of research projects involving human beings.
It advises researchers and helps to judge ethical aspects in their research projects. By this, its statements are confined exclusively to the ethical aspects of research projects which are carried out or supervised by members of the Univeristy of Erfurt and appropriateness of the test conditions for the subject group.
TERM OF OFFICE Members of the Ethics Committee of the University of Erfurt are elected for a term of three years (current term of office 01.10.2019 – 30.09.2022), whereas elected representatives from the group of doctoral candidates are elected for a term of one year.
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kranemann (Chairman)
Representatives from the group of university teachers: Prof. Dr. Cornelia Betsch (Faculty of Philosophy) Prof. Dr. Tilmann Betsch (Faculty of Education) Prof. Dr. Guido Mehlkop (Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences) Prof. Dr. Dietmar Mieth (Max-Weber-Kolleg) Prof. Dr. Josef Römelt (Faculty of Catholic Theology)
Representative from the group of academic staff: Dr. Tatjana Tarkian (Faculty of Philosophy)
Representatives from the group of doctoral candidates: Konrad Pfeffel (Max-Weber-Kolleg)
The rules of procedure of the Ethics Committee as well as the handbook for applications to the Ethics Committee, from which you can learn about the application and proecdure of the Ethics Committee, can be found hereunder Committees and Bodies |Regulations and Handouts.
Applications should be sent in one pdf by e-mail to the Vice President for Research and Graduate Services, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kranemann, via Research and Graduate Services (attn Ms. Victoria Jakob).
Applications can be submitted until the 25th of each month. All applications submitted to date will be forwarded collectively on the 1st of each month. (There will be no forwarding before the 1st of the month).
You will receive feedback on the application approximately 5 weeks after receipt and forwarding of your complete application.