The ONSITES Graduate School Code of Ethics is a guideline that forms the basis of our shared values and commitments. At ONSITES, ethics and integrity are not just buzzwords, but a promise we make to all our students, faculty and staff.
Our ethics are our focus, our drive and our commitment. It guides us on our path to excellence in education and research. The principles it contains serve not only to guide our behavior, but also to create a respectful and inspiring educational community. Our ethics are the essence of what we do and what we stand for.
Anchored in our strong ethical foundation, we proudly present our ten ethical principles:
1. Integrity and honesty
We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and honesty in all our activities. We promote academic honesty and encourage our students and faculty to behave ethically.
We value the dignity and diversity of each individual. Respect for the opinions, backgrounds and identities of our students, lecturers and employees is of the utmost importance to us.
3. Excellence in teaching and research
We strive for academic excellence in teaching and research. Our lecturers and students are committed to diligent research and high-quality teaching.
4. Promotion of equality
We are actively committed to gender equality, diversity and inclusion. Discrimination and harassment are not tolerated.
5. Responsibility towards the community
We recognize our social responsibility and strive to make positive contributions to the communities in which we operate. This includes sustainability and environmental protection.
6. Confidentiality and data protection
We respect the confidentiality of information and data entrusted to us and protect the privacy of our students and employees.
7. Fair handling of conflicts
We are committed to resolving conflicts in a fair and respectful manner and treating all parties fairly.
8. Openness and transparency
We strive for openness and transparency in our decision-making processes and in communication with our community.
9. Continuous further development
We strive for continuous improvement and further development in our educational programs, research activities and organizational processes.
10. Compliance with legal regulations and standards
We comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards and act ethically and in accordance with the law.
Our code of ethics is not static, it is alive. It grows and evolves with us as we continue to develop our educational institution and fulfill our educational mission. We invite all members of our community to live and promote these principles to create a bright future. Thank you for being a part of our educational community and sharing our ethical values.