Plagiarism , fabrication and falsification of results are unanimously considered serious misconduct , punishable by penalties or even by criminal prosecution.
Its practice is incompatible with the Directives and Charter which state that:
The UNIGE and UNIL aim to produce and transmit knowledge validated by collective mechanisms of verification, that imply intellectual honesty, independance, interdisciplinarity, debate and transparency.
|Legal texts of the UNIGE (some translations can be found on unige.ch)|
|Charter of the University of Geneva (in French)|
|Integrity in scientific research (in French)|
|Directive on student plagiarism (in French) (95 Ko)|
|Legal texts of the UNIL|
|Charter of the University of Lausanne (in French) (62 Ko)|
|Directive of the rectorate 0.3: Code of conduct (in French) (62 Ko)|
|Directive on the plagiarism (in French) (485 Ko)|