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Research Ethics and Integrity

At Amsterdam Business School academic ethics and integrity are core values of our research and education practice. Please find below an overview of relevant rules and guidelines for research ethics and academic integrity.

Faculty at Amsterdam Business School are encouraged to engage in an open, consultative research environment that is oriented towards integrity and ethical behaviour. All of our faculty are expected to comply with the principles of a professional and scientific approach at all times. The University of Amsterdam has adopted the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Scientific Practice which elaborates standards and guidelines for good research.

Netherlands Code of Conduct for Scientific Practice

An overview of policy about ethics and academic integrity at the University of Amsterdam includes guidelines, explaining all relevant procedures and rules for research ethics and academic integrity.

Academic integrity at the University of Amsterdam

Furthermore, in 2017 a research commission of the University of Amsterdam has published an advisory report with recommendations for maintaining academic and ethical integrity. The full advisory report is available to UvA employees on the staff website (in Dutch). 

UvA Advisory report for academic integrity (in Dutch)

An extended overview of information about the usage of data (sets) for scientific purposes at the University of Amsterdam includes practical information about the many important aspects concerning the use, sharing and storage of data, e.g. searching through scientific datasets, ict applications, about a how to set up a management plan, and data policy guidelines.

Research data management

Research projects at Amsterdam Business School must be assessed by the Economics and Business Ethics Committee for approval. The EBEC aims to assess the ethical aspects of research carried out under the responsibility of faculty at the University of Amsterdam, Economics and Business. The committee will focus primarily on assessing research proposals using field or laboratory experiments.

UvA Economics and Business Ethics Committee