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The provider of these pages is the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, represented by the Board of Directors: Prof. Dr. Ralf von den Hoff, Executive Director, Humanities; Prof. Dr. Barbara Di Ventura, Director Natural and Life Sciences, Medicine, Engineering; Prof. Dr. Veronika Lipphardt, Director Social Sciences; Dr. Annette Doll, Managing Director


Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)
Albertstr. 19
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau

Das Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) ist eine Einrichtung der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Friedrichstraße 39
79098 Freiburg


Phone: [++49] 0761 / 203 – 0
Fax: [++49] 0761 / 203 – 4369


Legal Status and Representation 

The University of Freiburg is a corporation under public law.
It is legally represented by the Rector Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein.

Responsible Supervisory Authority

Ministry of Science, Research and Arts Baden-Württemberg

Königstraße 46, 70173 Stuttgart

Sales Tax ID-Number
DE 142116817


Responsibility for Content

The person responsible for the content of the central pages of the university is:

Rimma Gerenstein
Head of Communications and Press Spokesperson
Office of University and Science Communications

Phone: [++49] 0761 / 203 – 8812

Person responsible for the content on the website of Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS):

Dr. Max Bolze
Director Public Relations 

Phone: [++49] 0761 / 203 – 97407

Privacy Policy

1. Responsible in Terms of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

University of Freiburg

Friedrichstraße 39
79098 Freiburg

2. Data Protection Officer

University of Freiburg
Data Protection Officer

3. Your Rights

  • You have the right to receive information from the university about the data stored about you and/or to have incorrectly stored data corrected.
  • You also have the right to erasure or restriction of processing or the right to object to processing.
  • You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from us.
  • You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the law.

The competent supervisory authority is the Baden-Württemberg State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

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Copyright Information on Pictures and Graphics

Information on the copyright of the photos and graphics used can be found on every page in the "Media credits" section.

Disclaimer for Own Content

The content of this website has been researched and implemented with the greatest possible care. Nevertheless, errors in the editing process cannot be ruled out. Please send any comments and corrections to
Despite careful checking, no liability can be accepted for the correctness, completeness and topicality of these web pages. In particular, the University of Freiburg accepts no liability whatsoever for any damage or consequences arising from the direct or indirect use of the content provided.

Disclaimer for Cross-References and Links 

As the content provider, the University of Freiburg is responsible under general law for its own content that it makes available for use. These own contents are to be distinguished from cross-references to contents provided by other providers. This external content does not originate from the University of Freiburg, nor does the University of Freiburg have any possibility of influencing the content of third-party sites. The contents of external sites to which the University of Freiburg refers by means of links do not reflect the opinion of the University of Freiburg, but merely serve to provide information and to illustrate contexts. These statements apply to all links and references within the University of Freiburg's own website as well as to external entries in guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists set up by the University of Freiburg. Liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and in particular for damages resulting from the use or non-use of such information lies solely with the provider of the page to which reference was made. which was referred to.

For information on overall responsibility, the responsible regulatory authority, tax ID numbers, general bank account information, and exclusions of liability for your own content, cross-references, and links, please consult the central legal information page of the University of Freiburg.