Physikalisches Institut
Nußallee 12
53115 Bonn

Telefon: +49 228 73-2341
Telefax: +49 228 73-7869

The University of Bonn is a corporation under public law. The statutory representative of the University is its current Rector.

The Physikalisches Institut is an institute of the University of Bonn.  The statutory representative of the Physikalisches Institut is the Institute Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Desch.

Competent supervisory authority:
The Ministry of Culture and Science of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Völklinger Straße 49, 40221 Düsseldorf.
Sales tax ID number per § 27 a of the Sales Tax Act: DE 122119125.

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See Data Protection Policy.

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