Legal notice

Responsible in accordance with the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the German Press Law (RStV)

Information in accordance with section 5 TMG

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hallet
Institut für Anglistik
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10 B

35394 Giessen


Phone: +49 641-99 30 300
Fax: +49 641-99 30 309

Person responsible for content in accordance with 55 para. 2 RStV

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hallet
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10 B
35394 Gießen

Indication of source for images

Thematic photo “Author”: Courtesy of © Bildung und Begabung e.V.
Thematic photo “Cultures”: International group of students in library  (© rawpixel,
Thematic photo “School and Education”: Close-up of students with books and pencils  (© dolgachov, 123rf. com)
Thematic photo “CLIL”: Close-up of young people with tablets  (© dotshock,
Thematic photo “Literature and Film”: Close-up of opened book (© monticello,,
Filmmaking young women  (© imagenavi,, Ice bear and young boy in a  fantasy world (CC0 Creative Commons), Globe theatre (CC0 Creative Commons),
Thematic photo “Language Learning and Communication”: Plan view of group of students sitting at a table with books and laptops (© ammentorp,,
Close-up of young people with tablets  (© dotshock,, Young man with laptop behind a refelcting window (© Bernard Bodo,

Thematic photo “Migrant learners”:

Thematic photo “Refugees on Lesbos”: © anjokan,

Accountability for content

The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care.
However, we cannot guarantee the contents’ accuracy, completeness or topicality.
According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages (§ 7 .1 TMG).
In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per § 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Accountability for links

Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.


Our web pages and their contents are subject to German copyright law.
Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a et seq. of the copyright law), every form of utilizing,
reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our web pages requires
the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are
allowed only for private use, so must not serve either directly or indirectly for earnings.
Unauthorized utilization of copyrighted works is punishable (§ 106 of the copyright law).

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