Representatives / Commissioners

At KIT, a large number of commissioners make sure that legal requirements and internal regulations in diverse areas are consequently observed.

Compliance with legal requirements and internal regulations is of great importance to  KIT and the basis for trusting and good cooperation. At KIT, the Compliance Officer and her team advise on and raise awareness of issues of compliant behavior, support the organizational units of KIT in designing and optimizing processes, and initiate the investigation of compliance violations.

Data Protection
KIT has appointed a Data Protection Officer to ensure compliance with the State Data Protection Act and other legal provisions on data protection. She supports and advises employees and students in all data protection issues and in ensuring and complying with data protection requirements at KIT.

Equal Opportunity
KIT aims at equal opportunities for women and men in research, studies and teaching as well as innovation and administration. With an integrated concept and various actions, the KIT ─ supported by the Equal Opportunities Officers ─ tries to increase the number of women in all areas where they are underrepresented, and supports the compatibility of family and work.

The Safety Officer is responsible for implementation and compliance with the requirements related to safety of KIT employees and environmental protection. Furthermore, the KIT Occupational Safety Officers advise the executive board, heads of institutes and facilities or project managers on questions of health and safety measures and prevention of occupational accidents.

Scientific Integrity
The KIT has adopted rules for safeguarding good scientific practice. Two ombudspersons are responsible for their implementation and are the contact persons for KIT employees.