Legal notice

Details according to § 5 TMG (German Telemedia Act):

Institute for Social-Ecological Research Ltd. (ISOE)
Hamburger Allee 45
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 (0)69 707 69 19-0
Fax: +49 (0)69 707 69 19-11
E-mail: info(at)

The Institute for Social-Ecological Research is represented by the scientific director Prof. Dr. Flurina Schneider and the administrative director Frank Schindelmann.

Data protection officer: dsb(at)

VAT registration number (according to § 27 a German Value Added Tax Act):


Revenue Authority:

Local Court Frankfurt/Main

Legal disclaimer:

Contents Liability

The contents of our pages have been compiled with the greatest care. However, we do not accept any responsibility for accuracy, completeness or topicality of the contents.

As service providers we are liable for own contents of these web pages according to § 7, Sec. 1 TMG (German Tele Media Act). However, according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, service providers are not obliged to permanently supervise submitted or stored information, or to search for evidences that indicate illegal actions.

Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain untouched. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Link Liability

Our offer includes links to external third party web sites. We have no influence on the contents of those pages. Therefore we cannot take over the warranty the contents of those pages. Providers or administrators of linked pages are always responsible for their own contents.

The linked pages had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent inspection of linked pages cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


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