In its meeting on July 24th, 2013, the Academic Senate of the design akademie berlin decided on the following rules for "securing good scientific practice", based on the recommendations of the German Research Foundation (DFG).
The rules of good scientific practice include general principles of scientific work, thus:
- to follow the general principles of scientific work (lege artis),
- To take responsibility as author for each part of joint scientific publications,
- To review all results of an experiment or a study, to document them completely and to save and store the primary data,
- To be honest with regard to contributions from partners, competitors, predecessors and third-party funding providers.
Further regulations regarding cooperation in working groups, the support of young scientists, the safeguarding and storage of primary data, as well as, provisions for scientific publications and regulations on false information are laid down in the Senate resolution.