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Commission on Ethics and Scientific Integrity

KL is committed to adhering to scientific and ethical standards in research and teaching. The Scientific Integrity and Ethics Committee was set up for this purpose in accordance with the statutes of Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (as at 25/1/2016). 

Study registration

The Ethics Committee points out that according to good clinical practice guidelines (GCP), all projects must be registered by the study management team in a public register. KL has set up an account for KL researchers in the database for this purpose.

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Application submission information

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Forms, guidelines

Forms, guidelines and further information on your Ethics Committee application

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Meeting Dates

Overview of deadlines and meeting dates of the Ethics Committee

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Members of the Commission on Ethics and Scientific Integrity


Representatives of the scientific staff 

  • Professor Franz Trautinger (Chair)
  • Alternate member: Professor Andreas Farnleitner, MSc 

Senate representative 

  • Dr Martin Aigner
  • Alternate member: Professor Herbert Koinig 

External lawyer 

  • Dr Daniela Leitner, MAS
  • Alternate member: Dr Markus Grimm, MBA 

External physician 

  • Professor Jürgen Zezula

  • Alternate member: Professor Bruno Podesser 

External scientist 

  • Professor Christine Mannhalter (Deputy Chair) 
  • Alternate member: Professor Hannes Stockinger 


  • Professor Giovanni Rubeis 
  • Alternate member: Dr Martin Brunner 


  • Professor Sascha Klee 
  • Alternate member: Dr Uwe Graichen

Clinical Psychology 

  • Alternate member: Professor Stefan Stieger, PD

Consultations on Wednesday by appointment! Submit original documents for Ethic Committee approval to PO Box KL Ethics Committee, Block X-EG.

Legal basis

The Ethics Committee of Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences was set up on the basis of the relevant provisions of the following international guidelines and Austrian federal legislation.