Deontology and ethics

1.3.3 Directive concerning the citing and referencing of sources by students

Directive concerning the citing and referencing of sources in written work submitted by students 1st January 2013, Status as at 1st January 2017 Françoise Chardonnens
To ensure that EPFL students cite and reference information sources correctly in their written work, the EPFL Direction has issued this directive that states clearly and concisely the principles that must be adhered to. The directive also defines the notion of plagiarism, which is the result of failure to respect these principles.

See also : https://citation.epfl.ch/

This website is dedicated to students, PhD students, researchers and lecturers. It sets out what should be cited why and how, recalls the rules and provides examples.

1.3.4 Statutes of the EPFL Human Research Ethics Committee

Statutes of the EPFL Human Research Ethics Committee 1st January 2017, Status as at 13th April 2018 Caroline Vandevyver
These Statues specify the mission, the composition, the organisation and the decision-making rules of the  EPFL Human Research Ethics Committee.

1.3.5 Statutes of the EPFL Animal Research Ethics Committee

Statutes of the EPFL Animal Research Ethics Committee 29th January 2019 Xavier Warot
These statutes specify the mission, the composition, the organization and the decision-making rules of the EPFL Animal Research Ethics Committee (AREC).

Other documents

The following document sum up the rules and duties related to Ethics that the students and collaborators have to respect at EPFL:

Some other related documents complete this topic:

Additionnal informations are avaible on the Research Ethics and Integrity of the Research Office website.

The statues of the “Commission d’éthique” were repealed by EPFL Direction on 1st January 2016 and are replaced by LEX 1.3.4.