Research Ethics Committee at the University of Bayreuth

The University of Bayreuth's Research Ethics Committee assesses ethical and legal aspects of the research on human beings and animals carried out at the University of Bayreuth. The committee supports researchers by providing specialized consulting. The members of the Research Ethics Committee contribute in this capacity on a volunteer basis.

Committee members
The chairman of the Research Ethics Committee is Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaus Nagels. The deputy chairman is Prof. Dr. Nina Nestler. The remaining committee members are.

  • Prof. Dr. Carsten Bäcker
  • Prof. Dr. Ruth Freitag
  • Prof. Dr. Olivier Roy
  • Prof. Dr. Benedikt Westermann
  • Prof. Dr. Karin Birkner

The committee's duties are laid out in its Regulations and Rules of Procedure (dated 23.03.2017), as amended.

Guide to submitting requests

Further information on mandatory guidelines and legal regulations for researchers

Nagoya Protocol

Animal protection in research

Handling Security-Relevant Research


Silhouette eines weiblichen Avatars

Katrin Winkler

Committee Office

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-5364
Fax: +49 (0)921 / 55-5214
Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth