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Provider in charge
(according to § 5 Telemediengesetz)
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS)
Ruth-Moufang-Straße 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69 798 47600
Fax: +49 69 798 47611
E-Mail: fiasuni-frankfurtde
Management Board

Prof. Dr. Volker Lindenstruth (Chair)
Prof. Dr. Wolf Singer
Prof. Dr. Horst Stöcker
Prof. Dr. Jochen Triesch

General Manager
Gisbert Jockenhöfer
Az.: II21.1 - 25d 04/11 - (12) - 545
Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt
Tax Number
47 250 42161
Tax Office Frankfurt

Notice of exemption and donations

According to a notice of exemption issued by tax office V of Frankfurt am Main under tax number 47 250 42161 on 15 Feb 2017, FIAS is exempted from corporate tax (in compliance with "§ 5 Abs. 1 Nr. 9 Körperschaftsteuergesetz") and exempted from business tax (in compliance with "§ 3 Nr. 6 Gewerbesteuergesetz"), as the foundation directly and exclusively serves tax-privileged non-profit objectives (in compliance with "§§ 51 ff. Abgabenordnung").

The foundation is authorized to issue official receipt forms for donations offered for the purpose of support for such objectives.


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and cooperating institutions.

All rights reserved. Distribution, even in parts, for teaching or personal use is permitted if made under reference to its source. Any commercial use requires explicit permssion by FIAS.

Content of web pages

The individual authors of FIAS web pages are responsible for the content. If any such content happens to violate applicable law, we ask for immediate notification. We will remove the affected page or content as soon as possible.

This policy follows regulations demanded by German law (Telemediengesetz).

Links to external web pages

Web pages of FIAS may contain links to information provided by services beyond FIAS control and responsibility. FIAS will not take responsibility or warrant for those pages, nor does it endorse or support their content.

This policy follows regulations demanded by German law (Telemediengesetz).


FIAS does not take responsibility for any damages related to the use of its web pages. To the extent possible, content is checked and updated regularly. However, we cannot warrant for the overall correctness of information provided.


Access to web pages of FIAS is logged. Resulting data may be evaluated for statistical purposes and to improve services.

This policy follows regulations demanded by German law (Telemediengesetz).

Web pages of FIAS make use of so-called cookies as part of session management.

Header pictures

All pictures in the header section have been collected from various sources and groups part of or associated with FIAS. Permission has been obtained from each source/group to make use of these pictures as part of the FIAS web design. A reference will show up when moving the mouse over each individual picture.

Some pictures have been generated using the visualization software MADAI. While these pictures have been created based exclusively on data obtained by calculations performed by the group mentioned (and/or its collaborators), we would like to give credit to the makers of MADAI for providing a tool to produce high-quality visual presentations, and note that this work was supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation Program through grant no. 0941373. More information can be found at

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