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Universität Leipzig
Härtelstraße 16-18

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According to §§8 to 10 of the TMG (German Tele-Media Act), we are not obligated to monitor third-party information provided or stored on our website. However, we shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law. Our liability in such an instance shall commence at the time we become aware of the respective violation. External Links

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