Provider pursuant to § 5 of the German Telemedia Act:

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
University of Applied Sciences
Schöfferstraße 3
64295 Darmstadt

+49.6151.533-02 (Switchboard)
+49.6151.533-33333 (Student Service Centre)

Responsible for the content:

Prof. Dr. Arnd Steinmetz

VAT ID No. DE811763762

Design concept and web design:

Schumacher. Visuelle Kommunikation


IT Services of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Data protection / inventory and usage data:

Each time an Internet file is requested, the following access data is stored at IT Services and Applications:

  • the page from which the file was requested,
  • the name of the file called up
  • the date and time of the request
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.),
  • the description of the type of web browser or operating system used,
  • the IP address of the requesting computer
  • as well as the user name (if a visitor logs in via user name and password) and cookies.

Use: The stored data is only required for technical or statistical purposes; it is not compared with other data files or even passed on to third parties, even in extracts. Cookies or JAVA applets may be used in the information offered by the state government. The use of these functionalities can be switched off by the respective user through settings of the browser programme.
The logged data is deleted after the access data has been evaluated. The evaluation is carried out monthly and annually, and the data is deleted in January of the following year.
On the Internet site of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, it is possible to enter personal or study-related data (e-mail addresses, names, addresses) when placing orders, subscribing to newsletters, replying and participating in discussion forums. The use of the services offered by the user is expressly on a voluntary basis.
Orders for publications are forwarded automatically (if they are placed via the corresponding order lists on the website) or at the user's instigation. After completion of the order, the data will be destroyed.

General information on data protection can be found

on the website of the Hessian Data Protection Commissioner.

The law on the use of telemedia (Telemediengesetz - TMG) and on data protection in telemedia can be found at the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Note on all links on these Internet pages

The Hessian Ministry of Science and the Arts as well as the Hochschule Darmstadt itself have linked this homepage to various third-party internet sites, the contents of which the Hochschule Darmstadt has no influence over. The Hochschule Darmstadt cannot accept any liability for this external content and does not adopt it as its own. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking and no illegal content was discernible at that time. However, the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences is not necessarily aware of content that has been included after the link was established. Therefore, please inform the Hochschule immediately if you reach pages via this homepage whose content appears questionable to you. Permanent monitoring of the content of linked pages is not possible or reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. However, if any infringements of the law become known, the Hochschule Darmstadt will immediately remove the link in question.

Legal and technical information on our own behalf

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences has compiled this website and all links contained therein to the best of its knowledge. It always endeavours to ensure that these Internet pages are correct and up-to-date. However, all details and links are intended as general information only and are not to be understood as a business, legal or other advisory service. Laws and other regulations are only valid and apply in accordance with their most recent version published in the relevant official promulgation organ (in particular the Law and Ordinance Gazette for the State of Hesse).

Errors may occur during the digitisation of data. The use of different internet browsers and individual software settings may result in deviations in the presentation of the contents.

Picture credits and copyrights: Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences expressly draws attention to the obligation to observe copyrights. It is prohibited to download image material (logo, photos, graphics) from the university's pages for further use without further agreement with the h_da. This does not apply to all download offers marked as such.

Legal Status and Representation of the University

Pursuant to § 1 para. 1 HHG (Hessian Higher Education Act of 14.12.2009 GVBL. I. p. 666), Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences is a public corporation with legal capacity and at the same time a state institution.

Legal representative:

The President Professor Dr. Arnd Steinmetz



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