Ombudsperson and deputy Ombudsperson for the IZW are
Ombudsperson: Prof. Dr. Jörns Fickel
Deputy Ombudperson: PD Dr. Martin Dehnhard
The ombudsperson is the contact for all scientifically working employees of the IZW in questions and problems related to good scientific practice and potential violations thereof.
The ombudsperson offers biannual upgrade training courses (in German and/ or English) in good scientific practice for all departments. The ombudsperson also introduces each new scientifically working member of the IZW to the IZW guidelines of good scientific practice (in German).
Ombudsperson and the deputy ombudsperson are being elected for a period of three years, reelection is possible.