the chief coordinator of the German educational policy must continue to fear for his Ph.D.: The University of Potsdam, is suspected of plagiarism against Bernd Althusmann not been resolved. Lower Saxony's Minister of Education president is not aware of any guilt.
After an initial examination of the University of Potsdam on the suspicion that has the acting chief of the Ministers' Conference (KMK) deceived in parts of his dissertation. A special commission is to illuminate the 2007 text votes now more specifically to error, as the university announced on Wednesday. While no blame is still Althusmann aware parliamentary opposition calls for the political consequences.
At the first examination of the relevant Dean Klaus Goetz came to university data to the conclusion "that the suspicions could not be adequately resolved." Obscured by the charge that the use of other sources have you had Althusmann relief only if the suspicion of deception would not confirm or "full investigation" would have been eliminated. The commission to investigate allegations of scientific misconduct should take the thesis about the organization of public administration so closely.
Althusmann reacted calmly to the announcement. That the university would use the Prüfgremium, a normal process. "A new situation has not occurred," he said. "Any allegation of deception, I would still decisively reject." The CDU-husband had only been possible technical mistakes allowed. As to whether he would resign in case of a title-denial, declined to comment Althusmann not: "This is really speculation."
Demonstrative is bordered by prominent ministers of the plagiarists as Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (CSU) and Silvana Koch-Mehrin (FDP) from. "It is a different case," said Althusmann who has been dealing with the allegations in early July. "Time" brought the case, then rolling. According to her Althusmann have not written off page after page without a source, but let the reader about the true origins of many ideas in the dark.