Below is the information required by law about provider identification as well as important legal points involving the internet website of the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.


The legal host of this internet website is the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.


Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Müggelseedamm 310
D-12587 Berlin

Phone +49 3064181-500

Legal entity

IGB is a non-incorporated association of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e. V.

The Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. is listed in the register of societies at the Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg. The registration number is VR 12174 NZ.

Executive board

The Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. is officially represented by the Managing Director, Martin Böhnke, together with the Spokesman of the Board. Institution-specific transactions are conducted under the direction of the head of the institute, Professor Luc De Meester.

VAT number

DE 136785011


The responsible editor for the contents of IGB's website is the team Communications and Knowledge Transfer:
Angelina Tittmann
Phone +49 30 64181-631


IGB makes every effort to provide timely and accurate information on this website. Nevertheless, mistakes and confusions may occur. IGB does not assume liability for relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. For any material or immaterial damage caused directly or indirectly by the use or misuse of the given information or the use of incorrect or incomplete information IGB is not liable, as long it cannot be proved that the Institute caused the damage deliberately or through gross negligence. IGB reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts or all of the information on its internet website without prior notice. Similarly, the Institute also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the website release.

The responsibility for external content derived from other sources which are accessed by direct or indirect connections, e. g. links, is only given if an awareness of illegal or criminal contents exists. Contents derived from external sources are marked appropriately. IGB has no influence on foreign contents and does not adopt them. IGB has no knowledge of illegal or offensive contents contained in the linked websites from other providers. In case the linked pages include illegal or offensive contents, IGB distances itself from these contents.

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