Good Scientific Practice

The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen attaches the greatest importance to ensuring good scientific practice and has adopted appropriate rules to implement the code “Guidelines for ensuring good scientific practice” of the German Research Foundation (DFG), which are set out in the principles of the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen for ensuring good scientific practice Practice (PDF) are formulated. 

They are legally binding for all persons who conduct research or support research at the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen . 

According to these statutes, the Senate - at the suggestion of the President - elected ombudspersons and a commission of inquiry.

Ombudspersons at the THM

Term of office: June 7, 2023 to June 6, 2027


Commission of Inquiry

Term of office: June 7, 2023 to June 6, 2027


  • Prof. Dr. Thorsten Weyer (FB MNI)
  • Prof. Dr. Benjamin Bernschütz (FB MUK)
  • Prof. Dr. Boris Keil (FB LSE)
  • Dr. Jennifer Hannig (FB MND)
  • Dr. Ulf Mäder (FB LSE)

Deputies (not personal)

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stetz (FB EI)
  • Prof. Dr. Markus Degünther (FB MND)
  • Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Holger Rohn (FB WI)
  • Dr. Christian Alter (FB ME)
  • Dr. Birgit Samans (FB GES)

German Research Foundation