The Ombudspersons for Ethical Principles 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