Responsible according to § 5 TMG

University of Siegen Adolf-Reichwein-Str. 2
57076 Siegen

Phone: #49 271 740-4859
Fax: #49 271 740-4808

Legal form and legal representation

The University of Siegen is a public corporation with legal capacity, funded by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is represented by the Rector Univ.-Prof. Dr. Holger Burckhart.

Competent supervisory authority

Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Value added tax identification number

DE 154854171 (according to § 27 a Value Added Tax Act)

Responsibility for content in the sense of §5 TMG and §18 para. 2 MStV

The individual faculties, institutes, facilities and administrative offices of the University of Siegen are responsible for the content and up-to-dateness of their websites. The authors of the websites are responsible for the respective contents.

The websites of the DFG Priority Program Code are maintained by the Department of Molecular Biology at the Institute of Biology at the University of Siegen:

Professor Dr. Hans-Michael Merzendorfer, Dept. of Chemistry-Biology, Institute of Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Siegen

Phone: 0271 740-3917 Fax: 0271 740-13917




Liability for contents

As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with general legislation pursuant to Section 7 (1) of the German Telemedia Act (TMG). According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we are not obligated as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information under the general laws remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the point in time at which a concrete infringement of the law becomes known. If we become aware of such infringements, we will remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties, on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such links immediately.


The content and works on these pages created by the focus program Code are subject to German copyright law. Duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was not created by Code, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, third-party content is identified as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such content immediately.

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