Ethical Guidelines

Ethical Guidelines for material handed in to EWMA

All material on studies to be published by EWMA has to comply with both national and international legislation as well as ethical guidelines for medical research involving humans and/or animals. This applies both to articles for the EWMA Journal and abstracts and full papers submitted for EWMA conferences.

EWMA reserves the right to reject any submitted material, which is believed to violate the ethical guidelines defined in the links below.

World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki:

Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects.

For further information please see

The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour:

Guidelines for the Treatment of Animals in Behavioural Research and Teaching. 

For further information please see




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