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Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
CRC 1385 "Law and Literature"
Domplatz 6, 48143 Münster
Phone: +49 251 83-24954

The CRC "Law and Literature" is part of the University of Münster (WWU). The WWU is a public-sector statutory body of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is represented by its Rector, Professor Johannes Wessels.

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Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Editor responsible for the content of the website in accordance with § 55 Abs. 2 RStV (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag, Interstate Broadcasting Agreement):
Vice-Dean for Research, Deputy Head of Faculty
Prof. Dr. Klaus Stierstorfer
Phone: +49 251 83-24408

This legal disclosure applies to information provided on the website managed by the CRC 1385 which can be accessed via the URL All copyrighted information is designated by the copyright sign "© CRC 1385" or "© SFB 1385". 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.

Webpages translated into English on the Faculty's website are provided for information purposes only and are not legally binding.

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