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Legal Notice

State of Hessen

Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration
Sonnenberger Straße 2/2a
65193 Wiesbaden
Tel.: +49 (611) 3219 -0
Fax.: +49 (611) 32719 -3700

Responsible for the contents pursuant to Art. 18 para. 2 MStV (German Interstate Media Treaty):

Alice Engel
Press Office at the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration
Sonnenberger Straße 2/2a
65193 Wiesbaden

Editorial Management/Media Contact:

Susanne Stedtfeld, Head of the anti-discrimination Agency of the state of Hessen, E-​Mail: antidiskriminierungsstelle(at)

Responsible for implementation and technical support:

Ikanos GmbH
Bahnhofstr. 6a
63526 Erlensee

Design und Konzept: 
Michael Schwalm | User-​Interface Design

Website design and content are protected by copyright. This applies in particular for texts, images, graphics as well as sound, video and animation files including the sequence of the individual web pages. Changes hereto are not permitted.

Any reproduction or use of the contents of this website in other electronic or print materials or their publication (including on the internet) is only permitted after prior consent by the editorial management.


1. Individual reproductions by a natural person are permitted for private use pursuant to Art. 53 UrhG (German Copyright Act).

2. Information offered for download, such as brochures, forms, information sheets and similar items, may be copied and physically distributed. However, they may not be distributed against payment.

In particular, information offered for download:

  • may be saved on the user’s hard disk or any other storage medium;
  • may be printed;
  • may be transmitted electronically (e.g. by email), as a printout or on another storage medium.           

It is not allowed to make them publically available for an interactive retrieval.

In particular, information offered for download may not be made publically available on a website or otherwise offered for retrieval in the internet.

Placing hyperlinks referring to information offered for download is permitted, if it is ensured that the link will refer to the latest version available on the website of

3. Press releases or speeches may be distributed or made available publicly provided that they cite the source and date of issue (of the press release or the speech).

Rights of third parties

Third parties may partially or fully hold rights with regard to the images, graphics, texts, brands or other creation and services.


The content, origin and truth of the news on this website were checked with due diligence. No guarantee is assumed for the completeness, correctness, up-to-dateness and permanent availability of the information offered. To the extent permitted by law, any liability for damages shall be excluded which are caused by the use or non-use of the information offered on this website, by the retrieval or download of data or by the installation or use of downloaded software.

Liability for hyperlinks & references

This website contains links to websites of third parties, the contents of which the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration has not control over. These links only facilitate the use of external content pursuant to Art. 8 TMG (German Telemedia Act).
When first linking another internet offer to the website, the editorial management checks the external content to see if it entails any responsibility in terms of civil or criminal law. As soon as it is established that a particular offer to which a hyperlink was established entails a responsibility in terms of civil or criminal law, the reference to this offer will be deleted immediately, as far as is technically feasible and reasonable.

Choice of law

German law applies.