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The University of Jena is a public body. Prof. Dr. Walter Rosenthal, the President of the University of Jena, acts as its legal representative. Sales tax identification number: DE 150546536

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Content disclaimer While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this website, the University of Jena cannot provide any guarantee for the correctness, up-to-dateness, and/or completeness of the information published on our website. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on this website according to § 7 par.1 TMG and general German laws. However, we are not obligated to monitor third-party information sent to or saved on our website or to investigate any circumstances that may indicate illegal activity. This does not affect our obligations under general laws to remove or block the use of information. However, we can assume liability for taking such action only from the time we receive knowledge of a specific legal violation or infringement of rights. We will remove such content from our website as soon as possible after we receive knowledge of any respective legal violations or infringement of rights by said information.

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