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E-Learning Course Good Research Practice in Doctoral Studies

This e-learning course – designed by the Graduate Academy of the University of Frankfurt (GRADE) – offers first insights into working according to the standards of good scientific practice. We have adapted university-specific content to the University of Freiburg.

The course consists of five modules on the core topics of good scientific practice. The modules are oriented towards the different phases of doctoral studies and can be completed in a total of about 60 minutes.


To complete the course, you will need a license key. To do so, please write an e-mail with the subject "License Key E-Learning Course GSP" to . You will then receive the corresponding access to the course in a timely manner.

Click here to access the course

Attention: Please note that the license key can only be used for initial registration for the e-learning course. Therefore, you will receive a recovery password during registration. Please make a note of this password and keep it safe. You will need it to log in to the course again if you stop in the middle of the course. To log in again, enter the recovery password in the “resume previous work”


At the end you have the possibility to receive a certificate. For this purpose, it is important that you provide your full name when registering, as it cannot be changed later.


Do you have any questions? Here you can find a general FAQ (in German) about the e-learning course or send an email to .