Conflicts and Mediation

TU Bergakademie Freiberg regulates the handling of allegations of scientific misconduct in the special directive „Regulations on safeguarding good scientific practice and on handling scientific misconduct" of March 2015 “ (Ordnung zur. This directive follows the recommendations in the Memorandum of the German Research Foundation (DFG) on “Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice”. 

According to the Regulations on safeguarding good scientific practice and on handling scientific misconduct (see above) TU Bergakademie Freiberg has set up a “Commission for the investigation of allegations of scientific misconduct”. Its members are appointed by the Rectorate. They can be contacted by everyone suspicious of scientific misconduct and can be consulted in cases of conflict. For the current term of office (from 1stAugust 2014 to 31st July 2017) the commission consists of these members:

Prof. Dr. Martin Bertau

Prof. Dr. Martin Bertau


Faculty of Chemistry and Physics (Faculty 2), Institute for Technical Chemistry

Leipziger Straße 29, 09599 Freiberg

Telefon +49 3731 39-2384



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jana Kertzscher

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jana Kertzscher


Faculty of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering (Faculty 4), Institute for Electrotechnics

Bernhard-von-Cotta-Straße 4, 09599 Freiberg

Telefon +49 3731 39-2926



Prof. Dr. Dirk Rübbelke

Prof. Dr. Dirk Rübbelke


Faculty of Business Administration (Faculty 6), Professor for macroeconomics (with special focus on economics of resources)

Lessingstraße 45, 09599 Freiberg

Telefon +49 3731 39-2763



Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Stephan Rohleder

Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Stephan Rohleder


Faculty of Business Administration (Faculty 6), Research assistant

Lessingstraße 45, 09599 Freiberg

Telefon +49 3731 39-2735



Advisory members

Prof. Dr. Monika Mazik

Prof. Dr. Monika Mazik


DFG-Ombudsperson, Faculty of Chemistry and Physics (Faculty 2), Institute for Organic Chemistry

Leipziger Straße 29, 09599 Freiberg

Telefon +49 3731 39-2389



Prof. Dr. Broder Merkel

Prof. Dr. Broder Merkel


Vice-Rector for Research Faculty of Geosciences, Geoengineering and Mining (Faculty 3), Institute of Geology

Bernhard-von-Cotta-Straße 2, 09599 Freiberg

Telefon +49 3731 39-2775