Ethics in Higher Education for Administrative Professionals

About this course

The course provides participants with knowledge, competence and skills on the relevance of ethics in the context of a higher education institution, and more specifically as related to the execution of a teaching task.

Learning contents include study of non-ethical behaviours such as plagiarism, cheating and of ethical dilemmas that are well-defined, but complex and nonroutine. Cybersecurity, intercultural differences, protection of privacy, copyright and intellectual property protection are included in the discussion questions.

  • Interpret and analyse situations, procedures and structures within higher education institutions in relation to ethical standards.
  • Develop appropriate measures and tools to address deficiencies and malfunctions, especially pertaining to administrative roles and tasks

Unit 1 Why should I be ethical?
Unit 2 Personal Information and Data Analysis Ethics
Unit 3 Library Ethics
Unit 4 International outbound students' university policies
Unit 5 Student selection process
Unit 6 Ethics and Sustainability
Unit 7 Cyber Crimes in Education
Unit 8 Procurement
Final Assignment


Gilles Bach

Trilingual Consultant in the Data, AI, IoT space - Digital & Core Transformation - Innovation



Meggy Kantert

Coach in Organisational Management; Intercultural Training; Project Management


Participants whose first language is not English are recommended to have a minimum English language-proficiency of B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The self-assessment grid under this link provides potential participants with an overview in case of unfamiliarity with this framework.

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Duration8 weeks
Starting date20 September 2021
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Workload40 hours (8 online modules)
Subjects Administration, business, education
Language English
Study Method Distance learning

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