Good Scientific Practice

Scientific misconduct is not limited to the deliberate falsification of data. It also includes the violation of intellectual property through plagiarism, unauthorized authorship, theft of ideas, failure of co-authorship and the like. Another area is the impairment of the research activities of others, for example through deliberate sabotage or unauthorized withholding of resources. Often, however, it is difficult to distinguish between intent and negligence.
The Senate of Johannes Gutenberg-University recorded forms of scientific misconduct in a catalogue  dated December, 15. 2000, based on a template provided by the Max Planck Society.
Scientific misconduct can have serious consequences for those directly and indirectly involved. Therefore, everyone should exercise good scientific practice already during their studies, especially when preparing their master's or doctoral theses. What this means in Detail varies from subject to subject, but there are interdisciplinary rules established by the Senate of Johannes Gutenberg University in its resolution of May, 17 2002.
In order to promote and embed good scientific practice in research and teaching, JGU launched a project on "Academic Integrity (German)" in 2013.

Charter of the Johannes Gutenberg-University regarding Good Scientific Practice (German)