Funding for this research was provided by:
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Received: 4 September 2020
Accepted: 14 July 2021
First Online: 19 July 2021
: Not applicable. This survey did not ask for personal data (“human data”) but for information about legal institutions ("institutional data"). Thus, neither the EU GDPR nor the German Data Protection Act applies. Furthermore, there is no legal basis or ethics guidance in Germany to get the opinion of an Ethics Committee for this assessment of institutional data.
: Not applicable.
: DS is a member of the Charité Research Ethics Committee. JH is the head of Association of Medical Ethics Committees in Germany and working for Research Ethics Committees. KK is head of office at the Association of Medical Ethics Committees in Germany.