Legal Note

According to § 5 (1) German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz -TMG)

Hochschule Ruhr West
Duisburger Straße 100
45479 Mülheim an der Ruhr

Phone: 0208 882 54 -0
Fax: 0208 882 54 -109

The Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences (HRW) is conformable to § 2 (1) sent.1 in conjunction with § 1 (2) sent. 2 no. 14 Higher Education Law of North Rhine – Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen -HG NRW) a corporation under public law with legal capacity supported by the State.

External representation of the Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences (HRW)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Susanne Staude (President)

Competent supervisory authority
Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (MKW), Völklinger Straße 49, 40221 Düsseldorf

Place of jurisdiction
Mülheim an der Ruhr

Value added tax identification number in accordance with § 27a German Value Added Tax Act (Umsatzsteuergesetz- UstG)
German VAT Reg No.: DE 269 193 645

The responsible editor for the website according to § 55 Paragraph 2 of the broadcasting and telecommunication treaty (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag- RStV):
Michael Vogelsang
Professor – Institute of Business Administration
Phone: +49 208 88254-355

Picture credits
Amanda Lemette Brandão, São Paulo
Portrait Amanda Lemette Brandão

Björn Schuller, Augsburg
Portrait Björn Schuller

Christa Lachenmaier Photography, Köln
Library Mülheim an der Ruhr, Lecture hall building on the campus Mülheim an der Ruhr

DICE, Düsseldorf
Portrait Justus Haucap

Grüne Landtagsfraktion NRW, Düsseldorf
Portrait Mona Neubaur

henning:photographie, Essen
Portraits Isabel Lausberg, Anne Stockem Novo, Michael Vogelsang and Christian Weiß

HRW, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Sunset campus Mülheim an der Ruhr

iStock Photo,
Homepage cover, banner

John-Stewart Gordon, Kaunas
Portrait John-Stewart Gordon

Michael Vogelsang, Düsseldorf
HRW flags, Cherry blossom on the campus Mülheim an der Ruhr

Pexels, ICSA /

Pexels, Karolina Grabowska /

Pexels, Oladimeji Ajegbile /
Book with glasses

Pexels, Pixabay /
Calendar, Hotel room, Papers

Pexels, Tirachard Kumtanom /
White notebook

PR-Fotografie Köhring, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Campus Mülheim an der Ruhr

Shutterstock, Mykola Holyutyak/

Tankiso Moloi, Johannesburg
Portrait Tankiso Moloi

Tobias Meisen, Wuppertal
Portrait Tobias Meisen

Vincent Conitzer, Pittsburgh
Portrait Vincent Conitzer

Zooey Braun Fotografie, Stuttgart
Campus Bottrop

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