The following information contains the legally required information on the provider identification for the data protection information obligations as well as other important legal information on the Internet presence of the cultural portal ''.


The legal provider of this website is the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.


Georg-August-University Göttingen
Wilhelmsplatz 1
37073 Göttingen
Tel. +49 (0551) 39-0


The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is a corporation under public law. It is legally represented by the President Prof. Dr. Metin Tolan.

Responsible supervisory authority

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Stiftung Öffentlichen Rechts, University Foundation Committee (§§ 59 para. 2, 60 para. 2 sentence 2 no. 7, 60 a para. 1 NHG), Wilhelmsplatz 1, 37073 Göttingen

Value added tax identification number

Value added tax identification number in accordance with § 27 a of the Value Added Tax Act: DE 286 005 408

Editorial responsibility

The person responsible for the editorial content of the '' portal in accordance with § 55 para. 2 RStV is

Responsible for content:

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Central Custody
Karsten Heck
Weender Landstraße 2
37073 Göttingen
Tel: +49(0)551-26693


Göttingen State and University Library of Lower Saxony
Dr. Christian Fieseler
Papendiek 14
37073 Göttingen
Tel: +49 (0)551 39-25280

Technical support:

Head office of the GBV (VZG)
Frank Dührkohp
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1
37073 Göttingen
Tel: +49(0)551/39-30301

Legal information

Liability for contents

The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen makes every effort to ensure that the information provided here is correct and up-to-date. The content of the pages has been compiled with the utmost care, but errors and ambiguities cannot be completely ruled out. The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen therefore accepts no liability for the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided.

The details of the facilities, properties and images are based on the information provided to us and have been created directly by the facilities listed. We cannot assume any guarantee or liability for their completeness and accuracy.

In particular, as a service provider we are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. As soon as we become aware of any such infringements, we will remove the content in question immediately.

The SUB Göttingen is not liable for material or immaterial damage caused directly or indirectly by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information, unless it can be proven that the SUB Göttingen acted with intent or gross negligence.

Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the SUB Göttingen without separate announcement.

Liability for links

Our website contains links to websites of other institutions over whose content we have no influence. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen therefore explicitly does not identify itself with the content of the linked pages and does not adopt the external content as its own.

The links are cited in the academic sense and are provided for information for study, research and teaching purposes. We have checked the linked pages for possible legal violations at the time of initial linking. At the time of linking, we were not aware of any content that might give rise to civil or criminal liability. However, permanent monitoring of the content of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement.

If the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen discovers or is informed by others that an external offer to which it has provided a link triggers civil or criminal liability, it will remove this link immediately. The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen expressly distances itself from such content.

Information on copyright and trademark law

The layout of the homepage, the graphics used, all information and images on this cultural portal as well as the source code of these pages and the underlying database are protected by copyright. Commercial use of the information provided on this server is not permitted. The images and texts used on these pages have been made available for this portal by the scientific collections of the University of Göttingen. The responsibility for the texts and photos lies with the respective institutions. Information on the rights can be found in the data records.

All brand names and trademarks mentioned on the website and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere mention of a trademark does not imply that it is not protected by third-party rights.

Any use not permitted by copyright law requires the prior express consent of the providing institution. This applies in particular to the duplication, editing, translation, storage, processing or reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. Photocopies and downloads of web pages may be made for private, scientific and non-commercial use.

The copyright for the logos used lies expressly with the institutions whose logos are shown. We expressly permit and welcome the citation of our documents and web pages as well as the inclusion of links to our website.

© Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. All rights reserved.

Further information

Postal addresses and e-mail addresses provided in the context of inquiries or orders for information material are used exclusively for correspondence or dispatch.

We would like to point out that Google Maps is integrated on some pages and that the IP address and possibly other personal data of the user are transmitted to Google when this page is accessed.

Statistical data for the website operator

This website uses the open source software Piwik for the statistical analysis of visitor access. Piwik is configured in accordance with data protection regulations and data is stored anonymously. The "session cookies" used for this purpose are text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on the GWDG server. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is stored. The data collected by Piwik is used in anonymized form to improve our website. IP addresses are stored in Piwik without the last tuple. We know from which network a request came, but not from which computer.

These "session cookies" do not contain any personal data and expire at the end of the session. Technologies such as Java applets or Active-X controls, which make it possible to track the access behavior of users, are not used.

In detail, the following data is stored for each access/retrieval:

  • the first two parts of the IP address
  • Date and time
  • User agent of the software used
  • Page called up/name of the file called up
  • amount of data transferred
  • Message as to whether the access/retrieval was successful.

You can decide here whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser to enable the operator of the website to collect and analyze various statistical data.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Piwik in the manner and for the purposes set out above. If you wish to opt out, click the following link to place the Piwik deactivation cookie in your browser.


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