The Ombudspersons and their tasks

The role of the Ombudspersons for Ethical Principles is defined in the "Guidelines for Ethical Principles of KIT". They have the following tasks:

  • Advise members and bodies of KIT and arbitrate in in cases of conflicts (also by calling in expert arbitrators)
  • Reach agreements with other ombudspersons and commissions of the KIT and act, where ethical principles are concerned
  • Appeal to the Ethics Committee of KIT in cases of fundamental characteror in individual cases of conflict that cannot be resolved amicably
  • Annual report to the KIT Senate