Academic integrity

All those involved in university education and academic research at the UvA have a responsibility for maintaining academic integrity. The general principles of professional academic conduct need to be observed at all times.

Code of conduct

The UvA endorses the principles of the Netherlands Code of Conduct for Academic Practice  (Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) 2004, version 2014). According to the code, scientific practitioners must respect the principles of scrupulousness, reliability, verifiability, impartiality and independence, and are expected to do everything in their power to promote and ensure compliance with these principles in their academic environment.

Confidential advisers

If you have any questions about academic integrity, please contact one of the UvA’s confidential advisers for academic integrity. Your questions or suspicions relating to academic integrity violations will be treated confidentially.

Academic Integrity Committee

One way to monitor academic integrity is to exercise the right to submit a complaint when employees of the University of Amsterdam have violated or are suspected of having violated academic integrity.

In order to facilitate this process, the UvA has adopted Academic Integrity Complaints Regulations (2013) and established an Academic Integrity Committee charged with reviewing complaints and issuing recommendations on their handling to the Executive Board.

Published by  University of Amsterdam

22 January 2018