The Provider of this Internet site is, in the legal sense, the Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY.


Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Notkestraße 85
D-22607 Hamburg

Post Address
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
D-22603 Hamburg


The Owner of this internet site is the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility GmbH, a non-profit limited liability company under German law.

European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility GmbH
Albert-Einstein-Ring 19
D-22761 Hamburg

Mailing address:
Notkestrasse 85
22607 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 8998-6006
Fax: +49 40 8998-1905

Managing Directors: Professor Dr Massimo Altarelli, Dr Claudia Burger

Registered in the German Commercial Register at Amtsgericht Hamburg:
HRB 111165

VAT identification number according to Sec. 27a German Value Added Tax Act (UStG):
DE 815 117 472

Person responsible according to Sec. 55 German Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag - RStV)

Dr Bernd Ebeling, Group Leader Press and Public Relations



No warranty will be undertaken for completeness, editorial or technical mistakes, omissions as well as for correctness of the contents of our website. Besides, our liability shall be subject to Sec. 7-10 German Telemedia Act (TMG).
Our website contains links to other webpages, on which we do not have any influence with regard to design and contents. The respective provider is responsible for the content of the linked webpage. The linked webpages were reviewed with regard to possible statutory violations at the time the link was created. Unlawful contents were not recognised. A permanent review of the content of the linked webpages without precise evidence for statutory violations is not reasonable. If linked webpages contain statutory violations, we explicitly dissociate ourselves from them and ask to be notified in order to remove the respective link immediately.

This website reflects only the views of the partners of the EUCALL network. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.


Unless stated otherwise, the copyrights and all other property rights related to the content of our webpages are held by the partners of the EUCALL network.Should you need to use contents from our webpages, please contact us to obtain permission to do so.

Data Protection according to German Federal Data Protection Act

Handling personal information

We take very seriously the protection of your personal information. We undertake to protect the private sphere of all persons using our webpages and to treat any provided personal information confidentially. The information is solely used for the respective given purposes and will not be passed on to third parties. It will be deleted as soon as it has served the given purpose.


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The use of data

Your web browser or client software may transfer information without your knowledge via your computer (for example IP address) to our server. Such information is never brought in direct connection with you, but is evaluated in anonymous form for statistical purposes for system management or to improve the efficiency of our internet platform.

Questions and comments

For questions, suggestions or comments on the subject of data protection, please send an email to our data protection officer Carsten Porthun.

Design and realization

Graham Appleby and DESY web office.