Legal notice & Privacy
Contacts and legal provisions:
Phone: +49 341 97-108 or 97-109
Fax: +49 341 97-30099
Leipzig University is a public body. It is legally represented by the Rector Professor Beate A. Schücking. Electronically signed or encrypted electronic documents cannot be accepted.
Competent supervisory authority
Saxon State Ministry for Science and the Arts
VAT ID number pursuant to Section 27a of the German Turnover Tax Act (UStG): DE 141510383
Web editor: Jan Stichel
We assume no liability for the content of external links. The operators of the linked pages are solely responsible for their content. The content of Leipzig University’s central web pages is maintained by the relevant administrative departments. The pages of the faculties and institutions are maintained by the respective structural units. The use of design elements from Leipzig University’s central web pages is only permitted with the express permission of the Department of University Communications.
With the exception of the data mentioned below, no data is collected about visitors to our web pages that allow conclusions to be drawn about a natural person.
If personal data is collected on the Leipzig University website (e.g. when registering for events), we request your consent in advance.
If, in individual cases, Leipzig University processes personal data, every data subject may at any time request information about the data processed about him or her as well as about the possible recipients of this data to whom it has been transferred. Leipzig University must provide this information within one month of receiving the request for information.
We have taken all necessary and appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that it is possible to comply with data protection regulations within Leipzig University. If, however, you believe that Leipzig University has violated your right to protection of your personal data, then you may file a complaint with the University’s data protection officer or the Saxon Commissioner for Data Protection.
Please note that data transfer over the internet, in particular by email, is essentially unsecured. It cannot be ruled out that transferred data may be read by unauthorized persons and possibly even falsified.
Privacy at Leipzig University
Data protection officer:
Deputy data protection officer / information security officer:
Phone: +49 341 97-30081
Competent data protection supervisory authority
Saxon Commissioner for Data Protection
Mr Andreas Schurig
Phone: +49 351493-5401
Fax: +49 351/493-5490
Use of analysis services
You can object to the storage and use of this data during your visit to our website at any time. To do so, simply click on the box below so that the check mark is no longer visible (opt-out procedure). In this case, what’s known as an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser so that Matamo can no longer collect session data. Please note that deleting your cookies for a particular session will also delete the opt-out cookie, which you may need to manually reactivate the next time you visit our website.
Google Web Fonts
Our websites also uses web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you retrieve a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. By doing so, Google becomes aware that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Our use of Google Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and visually appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer will use a standard font.