Enquiries to the German Research Ombudsman

For an initial consultation, or if you have any general questions relating to good scientific practice (GSP), you can contact the office (Hjördis Czesnick (head of office), Fanny Oehme, Michaele Kahlert or Sophia May) by telephone or by e-mail.

Telefon: 030/20370 484

Our postal address is:

Ombudsman für die Wissenschaft
Jägerstraße 22-23
10117 Berlin

If you would like to submit a request for advice or a mediation request, you can use the contact form below. Please note that we do not offer on-site consultations.

The German Research Ombudsman guarantees that your data will be treated in strict confidence. Enquiries can be submitted anonymously or using a pseudonym, but an e-mail address should nonetheless be provided so that we can contact you should there be any queries.

We would like to point out that there are currently longer processing times due to organizational changes. In urgent cases, it may therefore be advisable to contact your local ombudsperson.

Contact form for enquiries to the German Research Ombudsman

As an alternative, you can also send us your request by e-mail ( In addition to a summary of your enquiry and relevant supporting documents, you absolutely must attach the enquiry form (download here) to your enquiry with which you agree to the Ombudsman’s procedural guidelines