Legal notice

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Faculty Administration, Faculty of Engineering
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Martensstraße 5a
91058 Erlangen

Phone: +49 9131 8527296
Fax: +49 9131 8527831

The Faculty Administration at the Faculty of Engineering is a public law institution within FAU. Dr. Monica Hinrichs-Mayer, executive director (see above for contact details) is its legal representative according to Section 6 MDStV.

Regulatory authority

Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts

VAT identification number

The value added tax identification number according to Section 27a of the German Value Added Tax Act is DE 132507686.

Responsible for content

If you experience technical problems, spot incorrect references or spelling mistakes or would like to request minor changes in content, please send an e-mail directly to our webmaster at the address below. We will make sure it gets forwarded to the right person.


Stefan Gorajewski
Faculty Administration, Faculty of Engineering
Room 1.09 | Martensstraße 5a | 91058 Erlangen
Phone.: +49 9131 8520176 | Fax: +49 9131 8527831


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Exclusion of liability

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Links and references (disclaimer)

The operator is only responsible for the original content provided in accordance with the applicable laws. This original content is to be distinguished from links to the websites of other operators. Through these references marked as ‘external links’, the operator enables visitors to access ‘third-party content’.

The operator merely enables users to access this content through the provided link. The operator is not responsible for this third-party content as the operator does not initiate the data transmission, does not choose the recipient of the information and does not select or have any influence on the information transmitted. The methods used to provide access and link to this third-party information also do not involve any automatic short-term storage, resulting in a full exclusion of any liability for third-party content on the operator’s part.

When links to these websites were first incorporated, however, the authors of the relevant websites or the operator’s editors reviewed the external content to ascertain whether it would possibly entail liability under civil or criminal law. Should the operator become aware or be made aware by others that the content of a website linked from this site could constitute a civil or criminal law violation, then the link will be immediately removed as long as this is technically feasible and within reasonable expectation.

Liability for illegal, inaccurate or incomplete content and for damages resulting from the use or non-use of information provided by third parties shall lie exclusively with the respective operators of the linked sites.

Data protection and technical resources

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The operator’s server is run by the Erlangen Regional Computer Centre’s web team.
Every time a website or a linked object is requested, the following access data is stored:

  • the address (URL) of the website from which the file was requested
  • the name of the requested file
  • the date and time of the request
  • the transferred data volume
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • the description of the web browser type/the operating system used
  • the IP address of the requesting computer

The stored data are required exclusively for technical and statistical purposes; they are not compared with other data records or passed on to third parties, even in part.

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