Legal Disclosure

University of Münster
Asian Studies Centre
Schlaunstraße 2, 48143 Münster, Germany
Tel: +49 251 83-24574
Fax: +49 251 83-29827

The Asian Studies Centre is an institution of the University of Münster. The University of Münster is a public-sector statutory body of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is represented by its Rector, Prof. Johannes Wessels.

Controlling authority:

Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Völklinger Straße 49
40221 Düsseldorf

VAT identification number: DE 126118759

Editor responsible for the content of the website in accordance with § 55 Abs. 2 RStV (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag, Interstate Broadcasting Agreement):
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Storm
Tel: +49 251 83-24773
Fax: +49 251 83-22258
Schlaunstraße 2
48143 Münster

This legal disclosure applies to information provided on the central website managed by the Asian Studies Centre of the University of Münster which can be accessed via the URL All copyrighted information is designated by the copyright sign "© Asienzentrum". Editorial responsibility for all the other pages on this Internet server rests with the offices, authorities or persons who have set up and published the pages.


All texts and images contained on the website of the Asian Studies Centre and of the University of Münster are copyright protected as indicated in our Legal Disclosure. Copying and/or altering these files is not permitted without the prior consent of the copyright holder, i.e. the Asian Studies Centre and/or the University of Münster, if not otherwise indicated. This does not apply to “copying” files onto one’s personal computer in order to view the web pages on a browser. The University’s press releases are also exempted from this copyright restriction. Their content may be used freely without special permission.

The Asian Studies Centre has compiled and presented the information on this website with the greatest possible care. It does not take responsibility, however, for the current relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the provided data. Liability claims against the University of Münster, the Asian Studies Centre or the authors or responsible editors of this website with regard to damages of a pecuniary or non-pecuniary nature due to erroneous and/or incomplete information, are generally excluded insofar as these were not wilfully intended or caused by gross negligence.

This disclaimer also applies to information on websites to which users are redirected via hyperlinks. The content of these websites lies completely outside the scope of responsibility of the University of Münster and of the Asian Studies Centre. At the time the links were activated, the websites contained no illegal content. The University of Münster and the Asian Studies Centre have no influence on the design of the linked web pages. The University of Münster, the Asian Studies Centre and the authors or responsible editors are not liable for any damages caused by erroneous and/or incomplete information on linked external web pages.

All legal disputes resulting from this website are exclusively subject to German law.