Ethics Board


  • Conducting of ethics reviews and ethics reporting for approved research projects or research projects approved subject to a positive ethics review as well as ethics monitoring at the applicant's request.
  • Reviews are conducted under consideration of the provisions of the respective institution requesting the ethics report/ethics monitoring.


The Ethics Board convenes at the applicant's request or prior to a pending report.

Please submit your application via email to

Please enter the following text in the subject line: “Application for an Ethics Review".

Attachments should not exceed 3 MB.

Eligible to apply are members of the Faculty of Social Sciences. In the case of theses, the supervising professor is responsible for submitting the application. 

Link to the application form

Application form German / English


Faculty of Social Sciences

Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Campus Westend – PEG-Building

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: (069) 798-36573