Legal Notice

Information pursuant to § 5 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and § 55 of the Interstate Broadcasting Agreement (RStV).


The internet services and information of the University of Bamberg are published under the authority of the president of the University of Bamberg.


Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Kapuzinerstraße 16
96047 Bamberg
Phone +49-951-863-0
Fax +49-951-863-1005
E-Mail: post(at)


DE 811283362

Legal Structure

The University of Bamberg is a public enterprise pursuant to Article 11 Section 1 Paragraph 1 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act.
It administers its own affairs as an enterprise and public affairs as a state institution – Article 12 Section 1 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act.

Authorised Representative

The Chairman of the university board of management, University President Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Godehard Ruppert, represents the University of Bamberg in legal affairs.
The responsible party, pursuant to § 5 of the German Telemedia Act and § 55 of the Interstate Broadcasting Agreement, is the university president. The creators of pages with separate legal notices or named authors are responsible for the content of such pages.

Supervising Authority

Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts
Salvatorstraße 2
80333 München

Editorial Responsibility for the University Library web pages

Dr. Fabian Franke
Feldkirchenstr. 21
96052 Bamberg
Phone: +49 (951) 863-1501
Fax: +49 (951) 863-1565
E-Mail: fabian.franke(at)


The information on this website was compiled with the utmost care by the University of Bamberg. However, we do not accept liability for topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information presented herein. Liability claims against the University of Bamberg or the authors and or parties responsible for these websites due to inaccurate or incomplete data are inacceptable.

The same applies to websites referencing external content using hyperlinks. External content in no way falls under the liability of the University of Bamberg.
All text, images and graphics published on this website are subject to copyright law and such laws that serve to protect intellectual property. The copyright for objects published on the University of Bamberg website is the property of the University of Bamberg. All protected brands and trademarks that may appear on the website are without exception subject to applicable trademark law and proprietary rights of the owners.

Any legal disputes arising from this website’s content are subject exclusively to German law.


Data protection and right of objection

Data protection

The OPUS server uses Piwik for statistical purposes; it is a web analysis tool (also see data protection tips of Bamberg University).

For the purpose of the analyses, Piwik uses so-called cookies, i. e. text files that are stored on your computer and used by the server. In connection with this, your IP addresses are anonymised after they have been processed and before they are stored. Data thus collected is not passed on to third parties. It is used for statistical purposes only.

Piwik has been configured according to the recommendations of the Independent State Centre for Data Protection (ULD) of the State of Schleswig-Holstein and adheres to current data protection regulations. By using this internet service, you agree to the processing of your data thus collected in the above-described way and for the above-mentioned purposes only. You can supress the user analysis of Piwik by clicking on the button below. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is created which ensures that Piwik does not collect any data during your session.

Right of objection

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