It touches on some cornerstones of behaviour and the way we conduct research. It also helps as a guideline for students, who should familiarize themselves with this document before beginning their studies.
Since the Ruhr-Universität Bochum has comprehensive compliance guidelines, we base our code of conduct on that foundation. However, please note that the English version lacks important passages regarding good research practice, so please use a translator for the German website, and check the DFG's page on good scientific practice directly to see one core foundation of good research at the university.
In addition to these guidelines and laws, this page serves to underline some of the most important rules and guidelines: