Legal Notice

Illustration Photo: Hardy Welsch

Provider Identification

Information according to § 5 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and § 18 subsection 2 of the German State Media Treaty (MStV).

Provider Name:
FernUniversität in Hagen

Legal Form:
Public Corporation

President Prof. Dr. Ada Pellert

Universitätsstraße 47
58097 Hagen

Value Added Tax (VAT) Identification Number:
DE 125 138 511

Responsible for Content in Compliance with § 18 paragraph 2 of the German State Media Treaty (MStV)
Stephan Düppe
Press Spokesperson
Universitätsstraße 47
58097 Hagen

Student Services
Tel.: +49 2331 987-2444
Email: info


Supervisory Authority:
Ministry for Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Völklinger Str. 49
40221 Düsseldorf


Pursuant to § 7 subsection 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG), as a service provider, the FernUniversität in Hagen is responsible for its own content, which it makes available for use, in accordance with general law. Correspondingly, the FernUniversität does not assume responsibility for contents made available by other providers, which are linked from this site via hyperlinks.

If any site linked from our website should give any cause for complaint for professional or legal reasons, we ask that you contact the editor responsible for the relevant page.


The works made available on the websites of the FernUniversität in Hagen are protected by copyright. Any usage that extends beyond the instances of permissible free use as defined in the Act on Copyright and Related Rights (UrhG) therefore requires prior approval. We would like to explicitly note that the works made available here are not considered copyright-free official works in the sense of § 5 of the Act on Copyright and Related Rights (UrhG).

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