Legal notice




Information provided according to Sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG):

FAU University Library

Universitätsstrasse 4, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Postal address: Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91051 Erlangen, Germany

Represented by:

The University Library is a central institution of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). It is legally represented by the President of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität. FAU University Press is the publishing house of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität.


Phone: +49 9131 85–22151
Fax: +49 9131 85–29309

Regulatory authority

Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
Salvatorstraße 2
80327 München


VAT Id number according to Sec. 27 a German Value Added Tax Act:
DE 132507686

Responsible for contents acc. to Sec. 55, para. 2 German Federal Broadcasting Agreement (RstV):

Responsible: Dipl. Wirt.-Inf. Markus Putnings
Creation of the web pages: Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg Webteam

Technical supervision of the web server at the Regional Computer Centre Erlangen (RRZE)

Dipl.-Inf. Wolfgang Wiese
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Regionales Rechenzentrum Erlangen (RRZE)
Martensstraße 1, 91058 Erlangen/Germany
Phone: +49 9131 8528326
Fax: +49 9131 302941

Reporting misuse of computers and network resources at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

If you become aware of any form of misuse of the computer and network resources at FAU, please immediately inform the department responsible for computer security. For more information and contact details, please see:

Dispute resolution

We do not take part in online dispute resolutions at consumer arbitration boards.

Liability for Contents

As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.

Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Liability for Links

Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.

The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Unless specified otherwise, all pages of the operator's website are protected by copyright. This applies in particular to texts, images, graphics, and files containing style, sound, video, or animation data; it also includes the design of the website.

The design and applications of this website have been derived from the content management system (CMS) of FAU. For usage rights and further information, please see the Project website.

Prior authorisation must be obtained before web pages are reproduced or used in whole or part in electronic or printed form or are published (including online).

Press releases, publications, scripts and information on lectures may be reprinted and evaluated provided that the source is cited.

Furthermore, images, graphics, and files containing text or other information may, in part or whole, be subject to the copyright of third parties.

All registered brands and trademarks that appear on this website and that may be owned by third parties are subject without restriction to the respective applicable trademark law and the property rights of their respective owners. The appearance of trademarks on this website does not necessarily imply that they are not protected by third party rights.

Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.