Ombudsperson for Ethical Matters

The Executive Council shall establish the office of Ombudsperson for ethical matters. This person should enjoy the highest confidence and trust of the membership, serve as first contact for all matters relating to the Code of Ethics, and mediate in cases of conflict whenever possible.

The Ombudsperson is elected by the Executive Council and proposed by the Management Board. The term of office is two years and is renewable for one additional term.


The currently officiating obundsperson for ethical matters is Prof. Dr. Urs Schweizer (2019-2020).



Prof. Dr. Urs Schweizer

University of Bonn