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The purpose of this study is to explore the ethical principles of which the academic staff has, according to the perceptions of students, and is to specify whether their opinions change or not, in accordance with students’ gender, faculty, class level, and family income statue and age variables. This research in which survey used is a descriptive study. The population of the research is comprised of the students, studying at Firat University in the 2011-2012 academic years. Ethical Leadership Behaviour Survey was used as data collection tool. In connection with the students’ perceptions, t test was used to ascertain the significant difference between the pair-groups; on the other hand, One Way Anova analysis of variance was used to ascertain the significant difference among the multi-groups. The students’ views about ethical behaviours of academic staff in all the dimensions resulted at the level of “partially I agree”. “The levels of ethical dilemmas solution” were seen higher, in spite of academic staff’ levels to comply with “Ethical Principles were lower, in compliance with the perceptions of the students. It can be said that academic staff is more sufficient at interpersonal ethical problems solving. While academic staff is making ethical decision, she/he must evaluate her/his decisions in terms of morality; must embrace the humanistic approach and make real it in education; and must not discriminate among the students. She/he should solve the problems among the students even-handedly and should not want the students to do her/his own personal affairs.