imprint & privacy policy


Responsibility for the content of this website (text and images)

Frank Raddatz
Invalidenstr. 110
10115 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0) 30 2093 46612
E-Mail: raddatz[at]


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin / Germany

On behalf of the president of Humboldt-Universität, the Press and Public Relations Office carries responsibility for the content of the websites on the WWW server of Humboldt-Universität.

The responsibility of all sites published by faculties and institutes lies with the deans and heads of the respective department.

Notice of liability

Although the contents of this website and of liked third-party websites are regularly checked, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin does not assume any responsibility or liability for the contents of third-party websites. The operators of the linked third-party websites are exclusively responsible for the contents of their sites. For further information please read the disclaimer.

Concept & Design

Humboldt-Innovation GmbH

Picture credits

For the design of these pages, the following third-party footage was used: Illustrations by Tanja Ebbecke

Terms of use

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin provides access to this website according to the following terms
of use:

By using this website, you agree to the following terms of use. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is
entitled to change these terms without prior information. The continuous use of this website
accounts to an acceptance of such changes.

§1. Use

By using this website, you agree to follow the applicable laws and general etiquette. The use of this website or any of the contents made available here for any other purposes than those explicitly allowed by this terms of use is not permitted.

§2. Copyright

This website and all the related texts, images and other material are protected by copyright and laws. The use of these contents for any other purposes than those explicitly allowed by the applicable copyright regulations is not permitted without the prior written consent of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

You may view or print one copy of the materials or the contents of website on a single computer for private or business purposes but not for commercial use, provided that all copyright notices remain unchanged and intact. The systematic downloading of materials from this website for collections, archives, directories or databases is not permitted.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin respects the copyright of third parties and provides all the material on this website in good faith. If you believe that you have any copyrights or any other kind of protection rights with respect to the materials made available on this website, please notify Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin immediately.

§3. Trademarks

The names of other companies or products named on this website are the relevant trademarks of their respective owners where applicable.

These trademarks shall not be used for products or services that have not been authorized by their respective owners.

§4. Warranty/ liability

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin neither guarantees nor accept any liability for the information made available on this website being up-to-date, complete or accurate. Humboldt-Innovation GmbH cannot be held liable for any damages resulting from the use of or the inability to use the website or its content and links.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is not responsible for technical faults or print errors.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin can neither be held responsible for damages resulting from the use of the software used by this website or the web server (including computer viruses); nor does Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin accept any responsibility for damages resulting from unauthorized access to this website, the server or the data connection.

This website is regularly updated, including the terms of use, and may contain unannounced changes. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin does not guarantee the future availability of information, particularly following updates.

§5. Availability and appropriateness

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin cannot be held responsible for the accessibility of this website in certain countries and regions or for the compliance of the information or materials provided here with the laws or customs in countries outside Germany. You access this information at your own risk and are thus personally and fully responsible for complying with the locally applicable laws.

§6. External links/ disclaimer

Links to third-party websites are provided as an additional service. We provide these links in good faith and with no guarantees of any kind, as Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has no influence on these web pages in any way. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin cannot be held responsible for the content or availability of these sites or for the links that they provide.

§7. Privacy

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlindoes not collect any private information about users unless stated otherwise. Some areas of this website may require personal information by the user in order to enable the website to interact with the user. By giving this information, you are giving your agreement for Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin to use the data that you provide in accordance with the regulations of the German Data Protection Act.

§ 8. Google Analytics privacy policy


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Activate Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

§9. General terms

These terms of use replace all previous terms. There are no additional agreements relating to these terms of use.

Should any provision of this agreement be or become invalid, ineffective or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this agreement shall be valid. The Parties agree to replace the invalid, ineffective or unenforceable provision by a valid, effective and enforceable provision which economically best meets the intention of the Parties.

This website is managed by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin / Germany.

The place of performance and jurisdiction for all claims and legal disputes arising from this agreement is Berlin. This clause does not apply to users acting in their capacity as consumers.

This agreement is governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany with the exception of private international law rules.