Humboldt Forum

Legal Notice

Responsibility for the content of this website lies with:

Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss
Unter den Linden 3
10117 Berlin

Postfach 02 10 89
10122 Berlin

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F +49 30 265 950-209
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The Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss is legally represented by its Executive Board, consisting of Hartmut Dorgerloh, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Johannes Wien, Chief Finances and Fundraising officer, and Hans-Dieter Hegner, Chief Technology Officer.

The Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss is a foundation under German civil law, pursuing public-benefit purposes exclusively and directly as specified in the section of the German fiscal code on “tax-privileged purposes”.

The VAT identification number (USt-IdNr.) of the Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss is DE 81 51 99 633

The Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss is supported by the Federal Republic of Germany represented by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety according to a resolution of the German Federal Parliament.

Text and editorial team:
Mirko Nowak, Tom Reichard, Michael Mathis, Bernhard Wolter

Concept, design and layout:
edenspiekermann_, Berlin

Cospired, Munich

English translation:
Tradukas, Berlin

Liability disclaimer

The content of this website has been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee that the content is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We reserve the right to change or update the content at any time and without prior notice. Using the content of this website takes place at the user’s own risk. Using our website does not result in any contractual relationship between ourselves and the user.

Legal transaction exclusion

By responding to contact details and enquiries, etc., under no circumstances are we indicating to the user a willingness to enter into legal transactions. Such communication is for informational purposes only. By extension we expressly do not accept the classification of any communication as an exchange of legally relevant declarations of intent.

External links

This website contains external links to the websites of third parties. We have no influence over these websites and can therefore assume no liability for their contents. The sole responsibility for the content of these websites lies with their providers or operators. When first linking to these websites we checked third-party content for any legal violations; no violations were evident to us at that time. We have no influence over the current or future design or content of these linked external sites. Constant monitoring of these external websites cannot be reasonably expected without specific indications that violations have occurred. However, should we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove the respective links without delay.

Copyright and related rights

Our website and its contents are subject to the German law on copyright and related rights of 9 September 1965 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1273). This states that copying, editing, translating, saving, modifying or reproducing contents in databanks or other online media and systems requires our prior written permission or that of the respective rights holder. The unauthorised reproduction or dissemination of individual contents or entire pages is prohibited and may lead to prosecution. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for personal, private and non-commercial use only. The presentation of this website in third-party frames is permitted only with our prior written permission.

Data protection

Whenever you visit our website, access data (on the date, time and pages viewed) may be saved. This data is not classified as personal data; instead it is anonymized and used exclusively for statistical purposes. It will not be passed on to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes. Insofar as the option exists on the website for personal details to be entered (such as email addresses, names and addresses), users do so voluntarily. We only use personal data internally with the aim of improving our services, and the applicable data protection regulations are observed when collecting, storing and using personal data. This data will only be disclosed to public authorities if legally stipulated. We require our employees to observe confidentiality. Information about the personal data we may hold about you may be obtained on written request. You have the right to have this data amended, deleted and/or blocked at any time.

Please note that online data transfer (e.g. when communicating by email) may have security loopholes. This makes it impossible to ensure full protection against access by third parties. We expressly do not wish contact details listed in the Legal Notice section to be used for commercial promotion and expressly reject such practices, unless we have issued prior written consent or in the case of existing business relations. We and all individuals named on this website herewith deny consent for any commercial use or dissemination of our details.

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You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link.

You can prevent Google Analytics collecting your data by clicking on the following opt-out link. It will install a cookie which will prevent your data being collected when visiting this website in the future: <a href=“javascript:gaOptout()“>Google Analytics deaktivieren</a>. Further information on terms of use and data protection can be found in German at or in English at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure the anonymized collection of IP addresses (known as IP masking).

Source: in German

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