Ethics Committee of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

The ethics committee of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg deals with questions concerning the possible use of research results for non-peaceful purposes as well as research projects on humans and animals and makes recommendations (ethics reports). The Ethics Committee exclusively reviews applications submitted by employees and students of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

The ethics committee works on the basis of the ethics committee statutes of the BTU (EKS) of 14.04.2016. The treatment of individual research results and research projects takes place upon written request in closed session.


Group of professors

Prof. Dr. med. Björn Brücher (external)
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Carsten Hartmann (chairman)
Prof. Dr. jur. Marion Bernhardt (deputy chair)
Prof. Dr. Walther Ch. Zimmerli, DPhil h.c. (University of Stellenbosch) (external)


Prof. Dr. med Frank Hufert (external)
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Kurt Schmailzl (external)
Prof. Dr. jur. Eike Albrecht

Group of Academic Staff

Dr. rer. medic. Stefan Rödiger


Dr. rer. nat. Marten Klein
Dr. rer. nat. Franziska Müller
Marcus Birkmeier (external)

Group of other employees

Katrin Noack


Dr. rer. nat. Anne-Helen Lutter
Beatrix Krautz

Group of students




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