Fachgruppe Physik/Astronomie
(Physics/Astronomy Division)

Endenicher Allee 11-13

D-53113 Bonn

Telefon: +49-228-732223



The Physics/Astronomy Division is a division of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. It is represented by its chairman. The current chairman of the division is 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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As a service provider for the purposes of the Telemedia Act, the Physics/Astronomy Division is not obligated, however, to monitor transmitted or stored third-party data or to investigate circumstances indicative of potentially illegal activity. Obligations to remove or restrict usage of data under generally applicable laws remain thereby unaffected.
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