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Responsible for the content

Dr. Thomas Osterkamp, Dr. Maria Goeth, Jessica Weppler – see address above. Websites marked by name reflect the views and findings of the named persons.

Terms of Use

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According to section 5 of the Copyright Act (UrhG), laws, regulations, official decrees and announcements as well as decisions and official guidelines on decisions and other official works published in the official interest for general information are not protected by copyright with the restriction that the provisions on prohibition of change and reference to sources in section 62 (1) to (3) and section 63 (1) and (2) UrhG shall apply mutatis mutandis.

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We are not liable for damage resulting from the use of this website. This disclaimer does not apply if the provisions of section 839 of the German Civil Code (BGB) (liability in case of breach of official duty) are relevant. No liability is assumed for any damage caused by accessing or downloading data through malicious software or the installation or use of software.

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Design and implementation

Layout design and implementation as a WordPress system: Avantgarde Gesellschaft für Kommunikation mbH

Technical support: creativdrei werbeagentur gmbh

Image copyrights

  • Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Copyright: Peter Meisel)
  • University of Music and Performing Art Munich
  • University of Music and Performing Art Munich, Andrea Sangiorgio
  • Cukrovicz Nachbaur Architekten ZT
  • Dorko Todorovic for Cukrovicz Nachbaur Architekten
  • Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts

Audio copyrights

Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie op. 64 – Tod und Verklärung op. 24; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Mariss Jansons (live recording from Herkulessaal, Munich; BR Klassik 900148)

The text on this page is a translation of the legally binding  German version.