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Joint Committee on the Handling of Security-Relevant Research 

German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina e.V. 

– National Academy of Sciences – 

Jägerberg 1 

06108 Halle (Saale) 

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President Prof. (ETHZ) Dr. Gerald Haug 

Responsible in terms of press law 

Dr. Johannes Fritsch 

Head of Office of the Joint Committee on the Handling Security-Relevant Research  

Reinhardtstr. 14 , 10117 Berlin 

Phone +49 (0)30 203 8997-420 


Postal address 

Gemeinsamer Ausschuss zum Umgang mit sicherheitsrelevanter Forschung 

Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina e.V. 

– Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften – 

Reinhardtstr. 14 , D-10117 Berlin 

Register of Associations 

The German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina e.V. – National Academy of Sciences is registered in the register of associations in Stendal under the registration number 20649. 

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Liability for contents 

As a service provider, the Leopoldina is responsible for its own content on these pages in accordance with the general laws pursuant to § 7 para.1 TMG. However, according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, the Leopoldina as a service provider is not obligated to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. 

Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the point in time at which a concrete infringement of the law becomes known. If we become aware of any such infringements, we will remove the relevant content immediately. 

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The following applies to all hyperlinks on the web pages of the Joint Committee on the Handling of Security-Relevant Research of the Leopoldina and the DFG: The Leopoldina makes every effort to select these pages and their content with care, but has no influence whatsoever on the content or design of the linked pages. The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina expressly disclaims any liability for the content of external Internet sites. 


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