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Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee of the Medical University of Vienna is established in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Declaration of Helsinki, the EU-GCP Note for Guidance, the Arzneimittelgesetz (Austrian Pharmaceuticals Act), the Medizinproduktegesetz (Austrian Medical Products Act), the Wiener Krankenanstaltengesetz (Viennese Hospitals Act), the Kranken und Kuranstaltengesetz (Austrian Hospitals Act) and the Universitätsgesetz (Universities Act).

The Committee reviews clinical research projects carried out at the Medical University of Vienna and at the AKH. It also provides opinions on questions of medical ethics submitted by university members or by the AKH.