How to contact the 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, Fanny Oehme and Saskia Welde) by telephone or by e-mail:

Ombudsman für die Wissenschaft
Jägerstraße 22-23
10117 Berlin

Telephone: 030/20370 484
E-Mail: office@ofdw.de

If you would like to submit a request for advice or a mediation request, you can use the contact form below.

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.


Contact form for enquiries to the German Research Ombudsman


As an alternative, you can also send us your request by e-mail (office@ofdw.de). 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



Do you wish to add supporting documents to your request? You can upload up to 15 Mb. Please note: The file names cannot include German umlauts (ä, ö. ü).

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