Legal notice

Contacts and legal provisions:

Leipzig University
Ritterstraße 26
04109 Leipzig

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
Wigardstraße 17
01097 Dresden

VAT ID number pursuant to Section 27a of the German Turnover Tax Act (UStG):
DE 141510383

Anett Albrecht, Leipzig University


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 organisational 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 unauthorised persons and possibly even falsified.

>> Privacy at Leipzig University

Leipzig University
Data protection officer: Thomas Braatz
Deputy data protection officer / information security officer: Steffen Rienecker
04109 Leipzig
Phone: +49 341 97-30081

Competent data protection supervisory authority
Saxon Commissioner for Data Protection
Mr Andreas Schurig
Bernhard-von-Lindenau-Platz 1
01067 Dresden
Phone: +49 351493-5401
Fax: +49 351/493-5490


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