Legal notice

Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik
Stiftung des öffentlichen Rechts des Landes Baden-Württemberg
Schöneckstaße 6

79104 Freiburg i. Brsg., Germany

Phone: 0761-3198-0
Telefax: 0761-3198-111

The Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik is a foundation subject to public law.


Prof. Dr. Oskar von der Lühe (Board)

Prof. Dr. Svetlana Berdyugina (Board)

Supervisory authority

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Postfach 103453
70029 Stuttgart, Germany

Sales tax identification number (Art. 27a Sales Tax Law)

DE 811343162

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Ulrich Kaiser
Runzstrasse 44
79102 Freiburg

Phone: 0761/70 43 7-11 Fax: 0761/70 43 7-20

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