Legal Notice / Impressum

PFH – Private Hochschule Göttingen

Private University of Applied Sciences


Privately owned, state-accredited university


Weender Landstrasse 3-7

37073 Göttingen


Tel: +49 [0]551 54700-0

Fax: +49 [0]551 54700-190

E-mail: info(at)


Prof. Dr. Frank Albe

Prof. Dr. Joachim Ahrens, Prof. Dr. Antje-Britta Mörstedt, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilm F. Unckenbold


Holding company/Trägergesellschaft:
Gesellschaft für praxisbezogene Forschung und wissenschaftliche Lehre GmbH


Managing Director:
Dipl.-Ing. Markus Steinhoff, Bruno Mourgue d‘Algue


Responsible for content pursuant to section 5 of the Telemediengesetz (German Telecommunications and Media Services Act - TMG)/
Verantwortlich für den Inhalt im Sinne §5 TMG:

Gudrun Röhling (Press Officer)
Tel. +49 [0]551 54700-406
Weender Landstrasse 3-7
37073 Göttingen


Company's registered office/Sitz der Gesellschaft: Göttingen

Commercial Register Court/Registergericht Göttingen HRB 2539


Despite a regular and careful content review, data may have changed in the interim. For this reason, the PFH Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen/Gesellschaft für praxisbezogene Forschung und Lehre GmbH makes no representations and gives no warranties that the information provided on these pages is accurate, complete and up to date and accepts no liability for any loss or damage incurred directly or indirectly from using this website. This also applies to all websites to which our site refers via hyperlink.



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Photo Credits

Sonja Bijlsma,

Alciro Theodoro da Silva, Göttingen

Johannes Ehn, Stockerau (Österreich)

Martin Elsen (Foto Schattke), Stade

Michael Hensel, Stade

Christoph Mischke, Göttingen


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Protection Against Server and Website Attacks

We use the security software Bitninja ( on our websites.


Our pages use plugins provided by the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. These plugins are identifiable by the Facebook "Like" button. An overview of Facebook plugins is available here:


If you visit our pages while logged in to your Facebook account, the plugin will create a link between your web browser and Facebook's server, thereby enabling Facebook to obtain information about your surfing behaviour in connection with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button, you will link the corresponding content of our pages to your Facebook profile. We draw your attention to the fact that, over and beyond this, we do not obtain any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. Information about this is available in Facebook's Privacy Policy at:

If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our web pages to your Facebook user account, please log off from your Facebook user account.

Google +1

Capture and Disclosure of Information:
You can use the Google +1 button to publish information across the world. The Google +1 button enables you and other users to receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for a content and information about the site that you were viewing when you clicked +1. Your +1s can be displayed as information together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a public Google profile that is visible worldwide and must at least contain the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name which you have used when sharing content about your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users that know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you.

Use of the captured Information:
Apart from the purposes explained above, the information made available by you may be used in accordance with Google's applicable privacy provisions. Google may publish aggregated statistics in respect of users' +1 activities or forward them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.


Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our web pages. These functions are made available by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function links the web pages that you visit to your Twitter account and makes them known to other users. Data are also transferred to Twitter in the process.


We draw your attention to the fact that we, as providers of the web pages, do not obtain any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their use by Twitter. Further information about this is available in Twitter's Privacy Policy at


You can change your privacy settings with Twitter in the Account Settings at ändern.


We cooperate with ReachLocal GmbH (address: Lobeckstraße 36, 10969 Berlin). Reachlocal places ads on Google and Bing for our offers on our behalf. The tracking of website visits and calls made through Reachlocal's ads is currently deactivated.



Further information

Your trust is important to us. Therefore, we are always available to answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal data. If you have questions which this data protection declaration could not answer or if you would like more detailed information on any point, please contact us at any time by e-mail at or by phone: 0551/54700-100


Our data protection officer is Ms. Peggy Repenning