Legal notice

In accordance with § 5 TMG:


University Osnabrück
Neuer Graben 29 / Schloss
D-49074 Osnabrück
Tel. +49 541 969 0
Fax +49 541 969 4888


Osnabrück University is a public body legally represented by the President Professor Dr. Susanne Menzel-Riedl.

Competent regulatory authority: Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture, Leibnizufer 9, D-30169 Hannover

Value-added tax identification number in accordance with § 27a of the Value Added Tax Act: DE 154 285 400

Online editing & support
Sigrid Bröcker-Smidt
Molecular Cell Biology division
Barbarastr. 13
D-49076 Universität Osnabrück


Conceptual support, design and maintenance
Miedema Computer Training
Grunoplantsoen 37
NL-3981 GS Bunnik
Tel.: +31 30 6560356


Exemption from liability
Those responsible at Osnabrück University have compiled the information contained on this website with the greatest of care. Nevertheless, Osnabrück University cannot assume any liability for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information and data provided.

For this reason, no liability claims can be made against Osnabrück University, those responsible for this website or the authors of the respective articles for material or immaterial damages caused by potentially inaccurate or incomplete information and data, unless there is intent or gross negligence involved.

This also applies to information on websites to which we refer via a hyperlink. At the time of linking, the content was free of any illegal content. Osnabrück University has absolutely no influence on the design of the linked websites. Constant monitoring of the content of the linked sites is unreasonable without concrete evidence of unlawful content. The content of these websites is therefore entirely outside the responsibility of Osnabrück University. Osnabrück University does not adopt the content of the linked websites as its own. Osnabrück University, those responsible for this website and the authors shall not assume liability for any damages resulting from inaccurate or incomplete content on websites referred to by a link.


Privacy Statement in accordance with § 13 (1) of the German Telemedia Act (TMG)
Osnabrück University processes data solely in accordance with applicable rules relating to data protection.
The legal bases include:

Lower Saxony Data Protection Act

Lower Saxony Higher Education Act

Osnabrück University Data Processing Order

Data is stored on log files when internet users access individual pages of Osnabrück University web site. This data includes:

  • Name of the retrieved file
  • Time and date of retrieval
  • Volume of data transferred
  • Report on the success of the retrieval
  • IP address and, where applicable, browser

This data, which is stored for one week, serves the purpose of tracing unauthorized access. Any statistical evaluation of the data will be carried out using an anonymized version of this data that does not enable the IP address to be traced.


Contact data protection supervisor
Dipl.-Kfm. Björn Voitel
Stabsstelle Datenschutz & IT-Sicherheit
Universität Osnabrück
Heger-Tor-Wall 12
49069 Osnabrück
Tel.: +49 541 969 – 4559
Fax: +49 541 969 – 14559
dsbeauf @


Data protection
Usually, usage of our website is possible without providing any personal data. If personal data (such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data on the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail). It is impossible to safeguard the data completely against unauthorized access by third parties. We hereby expressly object to the third party use of contact data published in accordance with the editorial requirements, for the transmission of not expressly solicited advertising and information materials. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action against any party that sends unsolicited advertising information, such as spam mails.