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Ethical Review Procedure

Ethical Review Procedure

Graduate School of Communication

For all research activities carried out at the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam, ethical approval must be requested. This applies to all modules of the Bachelor's and Master's programme and includes all types of research (interviews, focus groups, surveys, experiments, content analyses).

To request approval, the following steps need to be taken:


1 Fill out the application form Ethical Review

Application form Ethical Review

2 Add the factsheet and the informed consent form

Example facsheet and informed consent

3 If applicable: the method of debriefing

4 If applicable: the text for the recruitment of participants


More information about this procedure and about ethical review in general can be found in the documents below.  

Procedure ethical review Manual full procedure for ethical review