Legal Disclosure

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Schlossplatz 2, 48149 Münster, Germany
Tel: +49 251 83-0
Fax: +49 251 83-32090

The University of Münster (WWU) 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):
Norbert Robers
WWU Press Office
Tel: +49 251 83-24773
Fax: +49 251 83-22258
Schlossplatz 2
48149 Münster

This legal disclosure applies to information provided on the central website managed by the administration and Rectorate of the University of Münster which can be accessed via the URL . All copyrighted information is designated by the copyright sign "© WWU Münster". 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.

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