Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies
Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 35
69118 Heidelberg
+49 6221 533 533
+49 6221 533 298 (Fax)
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Dr. Gesa Schönberger
Court of Registration
Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Mannheim
Commercial Register: HRB 337446
VAT Identification
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Content Responsibility
Person responsible for the content of this website in accordance with section 18 (2) of the German State Media Agreement (Medienstaatsvertrag, “MStV”):
Dr. Wolfgang Müller
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69118 Heidelberg
Legal Notice
As a content provider under section 7 (1) of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, “TMG”), HITS is responsible for its “own content” published on this website.

Further legal information

European Digital Services Act (DSA)
We would like to be informed about illegal content in our applications, services or similar in order to be able to correct such content. We encourage you to notify us of any violations of the EU Digital Services Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2022/2065 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 October 2022 on a single market for digital services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC) (DSA, Digital Services Act).
Contact point
In accordance with Articles 11 and 12 of the DSA, the Compliance Manager has been designated as the central point of contact for communication with the authorities of the Member States, the European Commission, the European Digital Services Board and users. All communications in this regard should be made in German or English.
Notification channel and content of the notification
In accordance with Article 16 of the DSA, government representatives, trusted whistleblowers and the general public can use the email reporting channel to report illegal content in this application, services or similar. If possible, your report should include the following information:
  • What is the alleged illegal content?
  • Can you name a category that the content falls into, e.g. illegal hate speech, libel?
  • Why do you think this content is illegal?
  • Where can the content be found (please include a URL)?
  • By submitting this report, I certify that the information in this report is accurate and complete.

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