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The following information presents the legally prescribed specifications of the supplier's identity as well as important legal particulars concerning the internet presence of Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik (IPP) under URL: and integrated applicant management system

The provider of this internet site within the legal meaning of the term is the registered association Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science e.V..

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
Hofgartenstrasse 8
D - 80539 München
Telephone: ++49 89 2108-0

Register of Societies and Associations
The Max Planck Society is registered in the Official Register of Societies and Associations at Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court under the register number VR 13378 B.

Legal particulars concerning form of organization
The Max Planck Society is a non-profit research facility which is organized as a registered association. All of the institutes and facilities of the Max Planck Society are largely autonomous in terms of organization and research, but as a rule have no legal capacity of their own. This also applies to Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, at whose internet presence you are now located.

The Max Planck Society is legally represented by its Board of Directors, and this in turn by its President, Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann, and its Secretary-General Dr. Simone Schwanitz. Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik is legally represented by its Scientific Director, Prof. Dr. Sibylle Günter, and its Administrative Director, Susanne Russel.

Value-added tax identification number
The VAT identification number of the Max Planck Society is DE 129517720.


Editor responsible for that of Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik in accordance with media law is Mr. Frank Fleschner.

Editors responsible for the contents of the websites of the scientific divisions and groups of Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik in accordance with media law are the persons nominated by the scientific divisions and groups (Web Responsibles).

Responsible for the editorial content of the IPP-Sozialwerk e.V. website. (= in the sense of the press law:

Birgit Perey (1. Vorstand)
Till Höschen (2. Vorstand)
Dr. Louis Giannone (Kassenwart)

IPP-Sozialwerk e.V. 
Boltzmannstraße 2
84748 Garching bei München

Editors for social media
Iris Eckl, Frank Fleschner, Beate Kemnitz, Julia Sieber

Pages in foreign languages
Where parts of the internet presence are also provided in languages other than German, this is exclusively a service for personnel and guests of Max-Planck-Gesellschaft who do not have a command of German.

Liability for own contents of online information
As supplier of contents in accordance with § 7 Sec. 1 Telemediengesetz (Telemedia Act) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft is responsible under general law for its own contents made available for use.
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft endeavours to ensure the correctness and topicality of the information presented in this internet presence. Errors and inaccuracies can nevertheless not be completely excluded. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft therefore provides no guarantee for the topicality, correctness, completeness and quality of the information presented. For damage of a material or immaterial nature arising directly or indirectly from use or non-use of the information presented or from use of incorrect or incomplete information Max-Planck-Gesellschaft accepts no liability, insofar as it cannot be charged with incontestably deliberate or grossly negligent blame. The same applies to software supplied free of charge for download. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft reserves the right to amend, supplement or delete part or all of its internet service without separate notification, or to stop publication temporarily or permanently.

Links to external pages
This internet presence contains links to external pages. These external links are denoted as follows: by the symbol or explicit designation as an external link. Links to internal pages of this internet presence are highlighted in blue colour.
The respective presenters of linked external pages are always responsible for their own contents. When presenting a link for the first time Max-Planck-Gesellschaft examines the external content to check whether it will incur possible action under civil or criminal law. Permanent checking of the contents of linked external pages without concrete evidence of legal contraventions is, however, unreasonable. If Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ascertains or is notified by others that an external service to which it is linked has incurred action under civil or criminal law, it will instantly sever the link to this service. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft expressly dissociates itself from such contents.

Legal particulars concerning copyright
The layout of these websites, the graphics used, and any other content of the internet presence are protected by copyright. Where not otherwise stated, the rights of use are invested in Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e. V. as represented by Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik.

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