The University Library of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) operates various websites, portals and online services for which the following legal notice applies:
Technical University of Munich
(here acting through the University Library)
Postal address: Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 Munich, Germany
+49 (0)89 189 659 220 (First Level Hotline)
+49 (0)89 289 28601 (Secretariat)
Legal status and representation
The Technical University of Munich is a corporation under public law and a state institution (Art. 11(1) of the Bavarian Higher Education Act - BayHSchG). Its legal representative is Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann.
The University Library is a central service institution of the Technical University of Munich. It is legally represented by the University Librarian, Dr. Caroline Leiß.
Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts, Salvatorstrasse 2, 80333 Munich, Germany
VAT identification number
DE811193231 (in accordance with § 27a of the German VAT tax act - UStG)
Responsible for content
The website content is created and edited by the library's web editing team.
If you have any question or suggestions concerning our web pages or if you would like to point out a mistake, you are welcome to send us a message:
Library Services: firstname.lastname@example.org
TUM Workbench: email@example.com
Initial publication of the website: January 2005
Relaunches: September 2010 / December 2014
The content of this websites is compiled, published and maintained with utmost accuracy and to the best of the library's knowledge. However, the TUM University Library does not make any representation or warranties for the up-to-dateness, completeness, accuracy and/or availability of the provided content. It assumes no liability for damages arising from the direct or indirect use or non-use of the website content. The TUM University Library reserves the right to update, modify, amend or delete individual content, web pages or its entire web presence without separate notice.
Our websites contain reference to websites of other providers. The content of these foreign websites is neither provided nor influenced by the TUM University Library. Foreign content to which the library links does not reflect the library's opinion, but is merely listed to round off the range of information. Solely responsible for external content are the respective website providers. When first establishing links to foreign content, the TUM University Library thoroughly checked this content for possible legal violations and other unlawful contents. If the TUM University Library discovers subsequently or has its attention drawn to the fact that a specific offer to which it has provided a link triggers off any responsibility under civil or criminal law, the library will delete the respective link immediately so far as this is technically possible and can reasonably be expected.
All content of these websites as well as information and data made accessible through them (including texts, images, diagrams, sound, video, layouts and source code) are protected by copyright.
Any use of content as well as data or information made accessible through these websites, which is not expressly permitted by copyright law or expressly permitted or licenced on subpages, requires the prior written or e-mailed consent of the TUM University Library and/or of beneficiaries named by the library. This applies, in particular, to translation, storage and processing of content in databases or other electronic systems as well as to any commerical use. Downloads and printouts of these websites – only for private purposes, but not for direct or indirect commercial use – are generally allowed in limited numbers.
Using contact details of these websites for commercial promotion is explicitly not welcome unless the library had provided advance written consent or a business relation already exists. The TUM University Library and all people mentioned on these websites hereby refuse the consent to any commercial use or passing on of their data.