Courses on Academic Misconduct and Good Academic Practice



The Academic Misconduct and Good Academic Practice event  (German GWP)  will be held on February 10th digitally. The [written] exam will then take place via RWTHmoodle.


Digital Good Scientific Practice Course, February 10: Important Infos

Digital Good Scientific Practice (GSP/GWP)-Course takes place on 10th February 2021 at 12 noon (In German language!) as Video Conference via Zoom. It is NO presence event!

The digital course Good Scientific Practice via Zoom is available via the following link:
Meeting-ID: 930 8597 1252
Password: GWP2021

If you want to ask questions, you need a microphone and you must have Zoom installed as a program on your device.

The course will take place on Wednesday, 30th September 2020 from 12:00 to ca. 17:00 (5 o’clock pm).

Digital exam

The subsequent digital exam, which has to be passed in order to obtain the GSP certificate, will take place on 10th February 2021 at 17:00 (5 o’clock pm) in the learning room via RWTHmoodle.

  1. Students/employees of RWTH Aachen

    Students/employees of RWTH Aachen who have already been registered in the Identity Management of RWTH Aachen University and who already have a user name (in the form: ab123456 TIM ID), please send an e-mail (; by 4th February 2021 24:00 o'clock (deadline) to , for registration (plus matriculation number, if available).
    You will then be accepted as a participant in the RWTHmoodle Learning Room and will receive an Email as confirmation.

    It is a functional e-mail address from which neither information, questions nor services can be obtained. Please note that the RWTH system cannot be assigned to you if you have registered with RWTH via two different e-mail addresses (e. g. … and …
  2. External persons without a user name

    These persons must first be partnered by the RWTH partner procedure. Therefore, please register first as soon as possible at after that you will receive a coupon code, so that you can register with the RWTH Aachen University via ConnectMe until the 3rd February 2021 24:00 o’clock (deadline).

    Subsequently, the person can also be added to the learning room as a participant.


Courses "Academic Misconduct and Good Academic Practice"

As of June 1, 2013, prospective doctoral candidates are required to submit a certificate of participation from the course "Academic Misconduct and Good Academic Practice."

The course is offered three times a year outside of lecture periods – in the spring, around Pentecost, and in the fall. You do not have to register for this course.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with , Institute of Immunology, phone +49 241 80-80208.

The next courses "Academic Misconduct and Good Academic Practice" will be held:

  • September 30, 2020, 12 noon
  • February 10, 2021
  • May 26, 2021 (english)

Exam Results

The results of the Academic Misconduct and Good Academic Practice exams can be found below in the download section.

Participants will not receive certificates of participation in person, as they will be passed on to the Doctoral Office and used to complement the applications for admission to doctoral studies. A list of individuals, for whom the Doctoral Office has receive a certificate of participation, is available in the download section below.

CDS Courses

Please note that the RWTH Center for Doctoral Studies also offers courses on good academic practice. These are offered in English.