Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee at the University of Mannheim assesses the ethical and legal aspects of security-relevant research, or research that involves human participants or personal data. The Ethics Committee provides assistance to researchers by advising on and evaluating their research projects. The extended composition of the Ethics Committee decides on security-relevant research.

Related documents

Please note when submitting your application: All documents relating to the study that are necessary for a consultation must be submitted to the ethics committee. This also includes the applied study material (information leaflets and consent forms, questionnaires, images/texts/videos/etc.). When planning your study, keep in mind that the ethics committee's vote may result in the need for changes to these documents, the study design, or the data management. The ethics committee approval process takes four to five weeks.
 
For questions regarding data processing prior to study submission: 

The University's Data Protection Officer (Melanie Riemer) and her team offer a comprehensive range of services on the topic of “Data Protection in Research”. This also includes advice from a data protection office. More information can be found on the University of Mannheim intranet at: intranet.uni-mannheim.de/organisation/beauftragte/datenschutzbeauftragte/datenschutz-in-der-forschung-an-alles-gedacht/.

Ethics Committee

Ethics Committee

University of Mannheim
Ethikkommission Schloss
68161 Mannheim