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In addition to the prescribed duties and responsibilities applicable to website providers, the information given below contains the mandatory information required by law concerning the provider of this website, as well as other important legal references to the website of the Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH (referred to hereafter as the Company) "".


The provider of this website in a legal sense is the Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH.

Max-Planck-Straße 1
21502 Geesthacht
Tel.: +49 (0)41 52 87-0
Fax: +49 (0)41 52 87-1403

PO Box 1160
21494 Geesthacht


Legal information regarding the organisational structure of the provider

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a limited liability company: the company is headquartered in Geesthacht

Register court Lübeck, HRB 285 GE, VAT ID No. DE 135 131 669

Further sites

Campus Teltow

Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
Campus Teltow
Kantstraße 55
14513 Teltow-Seehof
Tel.: +49 (0)3328 352-0
Fax: +49 (0)3328 352-452

Climate Service Center

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS)
Eine Einrichtung des Helmholtz-Zentrums Hereon
Fischertwiete 1
D-20095 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0)40 226 338-424
Fax: +49 (0)40 226 338-163

The company is represented by the Managing Directors

Prof. Dr. Matthias Rehahn
(Scientific Director)
Telefon: +49 (0)41 52 87-1666
Telefax: +49 (0)41 52 87-1723


Elisabeth Gerndt
(Administrative Director)
Tel.: +49 (0)41 52 87-1669
Fax: +49 (0)41 52 87-1723


As a member of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. (HGF) (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres), the company pursues long-term research and educational goals on behalf of the state and society and is involved in the financial procedures oriented towards these goals.


We endeavour to keep the information on this website correct and up-to-date. However, we cannot entirely exclude mistakes or ambiguities and therefore exclude any warranty or liability for the correctness, currentness or completeness of the information on this website.

Customisation of our contents

We reserve the right to change, amend, delete, suspend or discontinue all or parts of the services or content offered on this website without prior notice.

General terms and conditions of business

The following link leads you to our current General Terms and Conditions:

General Terms and Conditions


To the extent that parts of this website are offered in languages other than German, this is a convenience service for our staff, our guests and those users who are not proficient in German. We reserve the right to discontinue this service at any time without prior notice.


This website including the texts, images and other content made available on this website are subject to applicable copyright laws. They (including any source code and software) must not be modified, copied, re-published, transmitted, distributed, or stored without our prior written consent. We however permit the use of such content exclusively for private, non-commercial purposes in accordance with applicable copyright law.

Links to external websites

Our website may contain references (hyperlinks) to content/information on third party websites which are not under our control. We hereby exclude any warranty or liability for such third party content/information and referencing such content/information shall not express or imply that we approve or support such content/information.

Corporate governance

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is subject to the federal "Public Corporate Governance Code (PCGK)". The Code recommends that the management and supervisory body should report annually on the company's corporate governance."