Scientific Integrity

Every employee of Utrecht University is required to comply with The Netherlands’ Code of Conduct for scientific practice which includes topics such as scrupulousness, reliability, verifiability, impartiality, and independence.

ln addition to these national guidelines, Utrecht University’s ‘Code of Conduct for Scrupulous Academic Practice and Integrity’ describes key principles on how to achieve the open culture that it desires. An academic integrity counsellor and a committee for academic integrity have been appointed to look into complaints concerning academic integrity. 

You can address any questions or complaints about academic integrity to the Academic Integrity Counsellor.

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