Who we are

These internet pages serve for information only. Their contents were compiled with due diligence. However, the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg shall not assume any liability, neither expressly nor implied, for the type or correctness of the material offered and shall not be liable (including liability for indirect loss or loss of profit) for the material or use of this material. In case contents of websites of the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg violate valid legal regulations, we kindly ask you to inform us immediately. We will then remove the site or the respective contents as quickly as possible.


Notice of confidentiality

To optimize our website, we collect and store data, e.g. the time and date of the page call,  the page from which you access our site and similar data, unless you object this collection and storage of data. The data storage is done anonymously without personally identifying the user of the page. We also use cookies for data collection and storage. These also collect data only in an anonymous form. In your browser, you can disable all or some of the cookies in the settings at any time. When cookies are deactivated, you might no longer be able to access all the functions of this website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any third party without your consent. Data collection is anonymous and solely serves the functionality of the website and is not used for any ocmmercial practices.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.