Legal Notice

Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (Max–Planck–Stiftung für Internationalen Frieden und Rechtsstaatlichkeit gemeinnützige GmbH) is a non-for-profit limited company.

Information required by § 5 TMG:

Max–Planck–Stiftung für Internationalen Frieden und Rechtsstaatlichkeit gemeinnützige GmbH
Bergheimer Strasse 139–151
D-69115 Heidelberg

Represented by:

Managing Directors: Johannes Krusemark-Camin and Dr Kathrin Maria Scherr


Phone: +49 6221 914040
Fax: +49 6221 9140444


VAT Identification Number:

The Foundation’s VAT-ID number according to §27a Umsatzsteuergesetz (USt-Id-Nr.) is:
DE 286909714


Foundation’s Registered Office: Heidelberg
Commercial Register at the District Court of Mannheim under the register number: 716102

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umlautmedia GbR, Heidelberg


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In accordance with Section 7, Paragraph 1 of the German Teleservices Act (TMG) the Foundation, as a service provider, is liable for content on this website in accordance with general legal provisions. The Foundation makes every effort to provide timely and accurate information on this website. Nevertheless, errors and inaccuracies cannot be completely ruled out. Therefore, the Foundation does not assume any liability for the relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. The Foundation reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete any or all of the information offered on its website, or to temporarily or permanently cease publication thereof without prior and separate notification. In accordance with Sections 8 to 10 of the German Teleservices Act, the Foundation is not obliged to monitor third-party data transmitted or stored by such third parties nor is the Foundation obliged to actively search for indications of illegal activities. Nevertheless, its obligation to delete or block the use of data in accordance with general legal provisions remains unaffected. Liability comes into effect only after the Foundation becomes aware of a concrete legal infringement. Once made aware of any legal infringement, the Foundation shall immediately delete the said content.

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