Responsibility and authority

For the operation and the accuracy and timeliness of the information is not guaranteed. The operation and the primary organization are tasks of the Regional Computer Center of the University of Cologne (RRZK), for the organization in the individual faculties the respective web representatives are responsible. The Rectorate has general responsibility for the content and, in cases of doubt, decides on the admissibility of data. The online editorial staff (Press and Communication Department) maintains the entry pages of the server. In addition, the members of the university’s institutions independently present their information.

Legal information on plagiarism

Information on plagiarism and the legal conditions and consequences is available as a PDF file.

Data protection

Further information


Universität zu Köln
50923 Köln
Phone: +49 221 / 470-0

Email: online-redaktion(at)

The University of Cologne is a statutory body under public law.
It is legally represented by its rector, Professor Axel Freimuth.

Responsible regulatory authority:
Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology, 40190 Düsseldorf 

VAT identification number according to § 27a VAT Act: DE 123486767 

Responsible for content according to § 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz) and § 55 section 2 of the Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag): Dr. Patrick Honecker 

Liability Notice: Notwithstanding a careful check of such contents, we assume no liability for external links to other contents. The operator is exclusively responsible for all contents of the linked website. 

Published by:
The Rector of the University of Cologne
Professor Dr. Axel Freimuth

Administration, editing & design of the portal pages:
Marc Kley
50923 Köln
Phone: +49 221 / 470-6616

Webdesign: Niklas Ißelburg Interaction Design

Web server (technical support):
Regional Computer Center Cologne (RRZK)
50923 Köln