Some Ethical Challenges to Contemporary Academia

Mariya Rohozha


Contemporary reforms in academia provoke comprehension of current processes here from the point of view of ethics, to analyze actual academic practices and to judge academic misconduct. This means implementation of procedures of ethical regulation to educational and research areas. The paper deals with matters of contemporary transformations of academia, ethical regulation of academic misconduct and the ways of improvement of practices in academia. Special consideration is given to the possibility to differentiate academic and administrative positions at contemporary universities and to minimize current practice of simultaneous administrative and academic careers and their interdependence.


ethical regulation; the Bucharest Declaration; ethical audit; academic misconduct; false co-authorship

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"Societal studies" ISSN online 2029-2244 / ISSN print 2029-2236