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:

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.