Munich University of Technology
Postal address: Arcisstraße 21, 80333 Munich
Phone: +49 (0) 89 289 01
Fax: +49 (0) 89 289 22000


Legal form and representation

The Technical University of Munich is a corporation under public law and a state institution (Art. 11 Para. 1 BayHSchG). It is legally represented by the President Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann.


Competent supervisory authority

Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art


Sales tax identification number

DE811193231 (according to § 27a Value Added Tax Act)


Responsible for the content

Institute of History and Ethics in Medicine

Ismaninger street 22
81675 Munich


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The following are not protected by copyright according to § 5 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG)

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The Institute for the History and Ethics of Medicine welcomes your contact.

T  +49 89 4140 4041

Mon-Thu: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fri: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (core hours)
Ismaninger street 22
81675 Munich