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

Institute for Social-Ecological Research Ltd. (ISOE)
Hamburger Allee 45
60486 Frankfurt am Main


Dr. Thomas Jahn


Tel. 0049(0)69 707 69 19-0
Fax 0049(0)69 707 69 19-11

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


Business identification number (according to § 139 German Fiscal Code):

HRB 29938

Revenue Authority:

County 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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Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as contents on these pages do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this website are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.

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We would like to point out that no data transmission via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal data against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

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The operators of this web page reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.

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Sources of used pictures and images:

© Aamon, africa, Alekss, angelo lano, Antje Lindert-Rottke, Anton Balazh, barantza, beltsazar, B. Wylezich, bluedesign, Chlorophylle, Clemens Schüßler, Coloures-Pic, connel_design, dampoint, D.aniel, Daniel Fuhr, darknightsky, Delphimages, determined, DeVIce, DirkR, djama, Dron, drubig-photo, egonzitter, Eisenhans, electriceye, elxeneize, eyetronic, fdenb, fotogestoeber, fotomek, Fotoschlick, Foxy_A, Franz Pfluegl, freeday, Gina Sanders, herzform, HPW, Ingo Bartussek, Jag_cz, jamenpercy, jamesbin, jeff gynane, jorisvo, Jürgen Fälchle, Kara, kichigin19, Kudryashka, Kzenon, lassedesignen, Les Cunliffe, lianxun zhang, Luftbildfotograf, MAST, mica, Mopic, nanami, Otto Durst, Peter Hermes Furian, Pixeltheater, PIXMatex, Rawpixel, Richard Carey, silver-john, studioDG, Sulamith Sallmann, Taffi, Tetastock, vege, Vielfalt, Visions-AD, vlad61_61, wecand, Werner, weseetheworld, Zauberhut

© ajt, artbokeh, artJazz, chulii, kryczka, Pingebat, RobertoGennaro, sebastian-julian

wup – wimmerundpartner; Michael Fiegle/Wikimedia Commons; Buchroithner/Wikimedia Commons

Staff portraits: Jürgen Mai, Darmstadt

Concept, design and realisation:

WunderWare - Agentur für Neue Medien
Petra von Rhein
Frankfurt am Main

Jung, Hardtmann & Freunde
Frankfurt am Main


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