Legal Notice and Privacy Policy

Universitätsbibliothek Würzburg

Address: Am Hubland, D-97074 Würzburg.

Phone: 0931/31 85943
Fax: 0931/31 85970

Responsible person according to German Press and Media Law:
Library Director Dr. Karl Südekum

Responsible controlling authority: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst (Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, Science and the Arts).

Value added tax identification number: VAT ID pursuant to Sec. 27a of the Umsatzsteuergesetz (Value Added Tax Act): DE 134187690

For information about the website please contact:

Project Management and Development

Dr. Hans-Günter Schmidt
Universitätsbibliothek Würzburg
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg
phone: 0931 / 31 85964

Würzburg Virtual Library has been developed 2009-2013 as a joint project of the Digitisation Centre, the Department of Manuscripts and Early Printed Collections and the Chair of Computer Science II of Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Albert). Since 2014 the website is run under the responsibility of Würzburg University Library only.

Würzburg University Library frequently cooperates with other partner institutions which are represented by their respective logos on our site. For further information please refer to the terms of use for the respective pages by following the link in the blue website header on the right.


Dr. Herbert Baier Saip
Marco Dittrich
Ursula Dorn
Marion Friedlein
Felix Kirchner
Kerstin Kornhoff
Ulf Weinmann

Former Team Members

Simon Beretta
Markus Friedetzki
Winfried Höhn
Wilhelm Hörner
Björn Mittmann
Frank Müller
Hendrik Schöneberg
Jivko Vantchev


The information provided in open access on our website was collected and processed with due care. However we cannot be held fully liable for the data's correctness, completeness or quality. The University of Würzburg declines any accountability for material or immaterial damages incurred by using, citing or processing our web resources. Würzburg University furthermore reserves the right to change, to supplement or to discontinue the services procured on this website.

The websites of Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg include information made available by cross references (links) to other sites. By this cross reference Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg only provides access to this content (Sec. 9 of the German Telemediengesetz / Telemedia Act). The University is not responsible for these "foreign" contents as it does not initiate the transmission of the information, select the receiver of the transmission or select or modify the information contained in the transmission. Due to the call-up and link method used, there is not even an automatic, intermediate and transient storage of this "foreign information" by Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, thus Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg assumes no liability for these external contents. When a link is first is created to such internet content, however, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg does verify whether that foreign content may result in possible civil or criminal legal liability.

Most of the texts, images, animations, 3D objects or diagrams published on this website are liable to copyright law or other intellectual property legislation. Trade marks, labels, designs and brands mentioned on the website are protected by the restrictions, provisions and ownership rights of the respective registrants.

Data Protection Statement

On account of events which may affect security, relevant access data are logged each time the web server of the domain is accessed. The web servers for the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are maintained by its Computer Centre and managed by the University Library.

Depending on the access protocol used, the log data include:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • date and time of request
  • access method/function required by the requesting computer
  • input values (e.g. file name) transferred by the requesting computer
  • web server access status (file transferred, file not found, command not executed, etc.)
  • URL from which the file was requested/the function was initiated
  • browser identifier

Purpose of logging
Recorded data are used to identify and track illegal access and access attempts to the web server, and to create anonymized access statistics for web content optimization. No user profiles are created.

Retention period
Logged data are stored for three months and then deleted, provided there is no known web attack leading to civil or criminal prosecution of the attacker.

The data is analysed by the respective web server operator authorized by Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg.

Active components
Cookies set by the University of Würzburg only serve to log user-related configuration settings for the duration of the session (e.g. preferred language) on the client side. You have the right to reject our cookies and can do so by setting your browser accordingly; of course, you will still be able to fully use the information offered.

Data communication security
When you send us an e-mail, your e-mail address will only be used for correspondence with you. We cannot warrant the security of any information transferred by internet and e-mail due to the risk that information, including confidential information, sent in the e-mail and its attachments can be destroyed or intercepted during transmission or get lost or arrive belatedly. Although the University of Würzburg endeavours to reduce this risk with appropriate measures, we cannot warrant that the information, e-mails and their attachments forwarded by the University of Würzburg are free of viruses, worms or other damaging elements.

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