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The following information contains the mandatory details regarding provider identification, further information requirements, as well as important legal references concerning the internet presence – as prescribed by law – of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.  (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres)


The provider of this internet presence is the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.


Headoffice and office Bonn
Ahrstraße 45, 53175 Bonn
Phone: +49 (0) 228 30818-0
Fab: +49 (0) 228 30818-30
Email: info (at) helmholtz.de
Web: www.helmholtz.de

Association Register

The Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. is recorded in the association register of the Bonn Regional Court under the registration number VR 7942. 


The Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. is legally represented by the chairman of the Association. The chairman is the President of  of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.:

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Otmar D. Wiestler

Office Berlin
Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2, 10178 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0) 30 206329-52
Fax: +49 (0) 30 206329-59
Email: president (at) helmholtz.de
Web: www.helmholtz.de

Editorial Staff

The editorial staff responsible for the internet presence of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. in the sense of § 55  paragraph 2 RStV is the press officer:

Effrosyni Chelioti

Geschäftsstelle Berlin
Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2, 10178 Berlin
Telefon: +49 (0) 30 206329-56
Telefax: +49 (0) 30 206329-60
Email: effrosyni.chelioti (at) helmholtz.de
Webadresse: www.helmholtz.de

Martin Trinkaus (CvD): martin.trinkaus (at) helmholtz.de

Value added tax identification number

DE 273683952

Legal notice regarding copyright

The layout, graphics and other content on the Helmholtz Association's internet site are copyright protected.

Copyright © by Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres

All rights reserved. 

Pictures, images and audio files may only be used for editorial purposes. No fees or royalties are payable for the use of this material as along as the source is credited and two free-of-charge reference copies are sent to the Helmholtz Association. Changes to the artwork - with the exception of cropping the main image - are not permitted.
Conditional upon the restrictions stipulated below, we expressly permit the copying, printing and distribution of any pages on the website as well as of any attached documents or audio files.

  • The pages and documents contained in this website may be used for information purposes only.
  • These pages and documents must not be used for commercial purposes.
  • Any copies (including extracts) must contain a copyright notice.

Liability for our own content

As the content provider within the meaning of section 7(1) of the Telemedia Services Act, the Helmholtz Association is responsible in accordance with general legal provisions for its own content which it makes available for use. The Helmholtz Association endeavours at all times to offer up-to-date, correct and complete content and information on its website.  However, errors or mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. The Helmholtz Association accepts no liability for the information and content published on its website being current, accurate and complete, unless the errors or mistakes demonstrably resulted from wilful or negligent acts. This also applies to any material or non-material third party loss or damage caused by the use of this website and also to information made available for download. 

The Helmholtz Association reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete any or all of the information offered on its internet site, or to temporarily or permanently cease publication thereof without prior and separate notification. 

Disclaimer in relation to links to external websites

This website includes links to external sites and/or servers that are not within the control or responsibility of the Helmholtz Association. The relevant provider shall be responsible for the content of any linked external pages. The Helmholtz Association assumes no liability and provides no warranty in relation to this information and does not approve or support the content of the linked sites. In establishing the initial link, the Helmholtz Association reviewed the relevant external content in order to determine whether such link might give rise to civil or criminal liability. However, a constant review of the content of linked external pages is unreasonable without concrete reason to believe that a violation of the law may be involved. If the Helmholtz Association determines, or if it is pointed out by others, that an external site to which it is connected via a link may give rise to civil or criminal liability, then the Helmholtz Association will immediately eliminate any link to this site. The Helmholtz Association expressly dissociates itself from such content. 

This disclaimer also applies to the Add2any service. The external provider enables you to share the content on our website, or to bookmark it or subscribe to it via various other portals in a simple way by your independently linking the content on our site to the Add2any service.

This information also applies to any subdomains of helmholtz.de where responsibility for content lies with the respective author who has been given the right to use the Helmholtz Association subdomain.

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