The Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) promotes academic ethics and is opposed to any form of plagiarism. Read the measures taken in order to prevent it.
Code of Ethics of Ionian University
The Ethics Committee of Ionian University (IU) has drawn up the Code of Ethics and Good Practice.
Its provisions stipulate:
- The duties of the Ethics Committee
- The basic principles of ethics, such as academic freedom, excellence, non-discrimination and the protection of natural and cultural environment
- The rights and obligations of the teaching staff and the students
- The relations between the teaching staff and the students
- The proper management of facilities and resources
- The prohibition and prevention of plagiarism.
Read in detail the Code of Ethics and Good Practice of IU.
DFLTI and the academic community is opposed to plagiarism, namely the use in one's work of ideas, passages or particular phrases of a third person, without any reference of the relevant source.
DFLTI has taken strict measures against plagiarism in order to prevent it in semester assignments and undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.
TurnItin plagiarism control software
DFLTI has integrated TurnItin plagiarism control software in all courses upon submission of any final semester assignment in Ionio Open eClass e-learning platform.
As soon as the students press the “Send” button, the software checks the text similarity of the assignment. In case plagiarism is detected, the assignment gets a zero.
Read the Frequently Asked Questions on plagiarism on the website of the Library of IU.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dissertation Regulation
In the Application form for the statement of the dissertation topic and in the Dissertation Regulation there is a provision regarding plagiarism and its consequences.
Students are obliged to comply with the rules and include a text in which they explicitly state that they did not commit plagiarism.
Learn more about the Dissertation at DFLTI.
Learn more about the Dissertation of the MA "Science of Translation".
Learn more about the Dissertation of the MA "Politics, Language and Intercultural Communication".