Instituto Superior Técnico

Ethics Committee


The Ethics Committee (EC) has the mission of promoting high ethical standards at IST. The EC may present proposals or recommendations in this regard consult on ethical issues raised related to teaching, scientific research, service provision to the community and functioning of the institution's services.

Ethics Committee Statement Request Form (in Portuguese)


Requests of Ethics Committee Statements are made using the Ethics Committee Application Form (in Portuguese), version of 15 Apr 2024.

To submit a request, the Principal Investigador (PI) of the project should create a new ticket in queue “CE – Comissão de Ética” at and include the application form (and any annexes). Alternatively, the PI may submit a request using the institutional email account

Please attach individual files (do not pack them in a zip file), all preferentially in the PDF format.

Requests for ethical assessment must include the above FORM and should be sent to the email:

* Please visit the “Other information“page, with Check Lists and Useful guides to help you prepare your request to the Ethics Commission of IST.