Legal Notice

Information according to § 5 TMG

Universität Trier
Universitätsring 15
D-54296 Trier

phone: +49 651 201 0
VAT ID: DE 149 881 695

Trier University is a public corporation. It is legally represented by its President, Professor Dr. Michael Jäckel.

Competent supervisory authority

Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Gesundheit
Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate Ministry of Education, Science, Continuing Education, and Cultural Affairs)
Mittlere Bleiche 61
D-55116 Mainz

Editorial Staff

Prof. Dr. Lutz Raphael (, Trier University, Fachbereich III, Neuere und Neueste Geschichte.

Yvonne Rommelfanger M. A. (, Trier University, Service Center eSciences.


phone: +49 (0)651 201 3309


Picture Credits / Design

Conceptual Design

Servicezentrum eSciences

Liability / Disclaimer

Trier University tries to ensure that the information provided on its website is accurate and up-to-date. Nevertheless, we cannot exclude that there might be errors and ambiguities. Trier University assumes no responsibility for the currentness, correctness, completeness, or quality of the information contained herein.

Trier University is not liable for material or immaterial damages or losses that are caused directly or indirectly through the use or non-use of the information presented, unless Trier University can be charged with willful or negligent intent.

Trier University reserves the right to change, supplement, or delete its website, in part or in whole, without prior notice, or to remove publication from the Internet temporarily or permanently.

The website of the digital atlas contains direct and indirect links to external third-party websites on the content of which the Trier University has no influence. Responsibility for this external content lies with the respective provider or operator of the external website. Trier University is not aware of any illegal or offensive content on the websites of external providers that can be accessed through our website. At the time we created links to each of these websites, we checked for possible violations of law but did not find any illegal or offensive content. If the pages of external providers for which we provide links contain illegal or offensive content,Trier University expressly distances itself from this content and shall immediately remove the link in question as soon as we become aware of it.

All content, if not stated differently, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.Creative Commons Lizenzvertrag

Data Protection

The editors of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection explanation. The use of our web page is usually possible without indication of personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible. The use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.


Some of our pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve by making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called „session cookies“. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general or activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Contact Form

If you contact us via the contact form, your details provided by the contact form will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. These data will not be passed on without your consent.

SSL Encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from „http://“ to „https://“ and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

In addition, the Impressum der Universität Trier and the Datenschutzterklärung der Universität  Trier (data protection declaration) applies.

Source: Disclaimer eRecht24 and Legal Notice Trier University.

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