The rules of good scientific practice ensure the integrity of scientific knowledge production. Their application is a prerequisite for the independence and credibility of science and for the acceptance of its results in society. The basic principles of scientific integrity are truthfulness, transparency, responsibility and respect.
The rules of good scientific practice concern, among other things:
At the University of St.Gallen, the rules of good scientific practice are formulated in the Code of Academic Integrity. Cases of alleged misconduct in research may be reported to the President of the Research Committee or the Prorector for Research & Faculty.