Ethics Committee of Human Sciences

For information in Finnish see Ihmistieteiden eettinen toimikunta


The Ethics Committee of Human Sciences (set by the ministry of education and culture) ( prepared instructions in 2009 of human science research and its ethical advance evaluation ( The University of Oulu abides by the principles.

The Committee was founded in autumn 2012. Its mission is to give statements on non-medical research projects of human sciences and process related ethical questions.

The ethical advance evaluation of medical research is stipulated by law ( and is the task of the ethical committee of North Ostrobothnia's hospital district (

Last updated: 7.1.2019