Central Areas of Responsibility for Young Researchers


In training its young researchers, RWTH Aachen University pays special attention to topics that are of particular importance, which it considers central areas of responsibility, because they are associated with high standards and ethical obligations.

  •  Responsible Research and Innovation, RRI for short, as the key to generating sustainable solutions to major global challenges and to science with and for society.
  • Academic integrity as a core ethical attitude and culture of honesty in scientific work, taking into account the specifics of the individual disciplines.
  •  Research Data Management, or RDM for short, as the cornerstone of scientific knowledge and the basis for further research.
  •  Interdisciplinary approaches, ways of thinking, and methods of different disciplines as well as intensified interdisciplinary cooperation in new fields of research, which is oriented towards interdisciplinary topics.