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This is the english version of our “Impressum / Kontakt“. The other web pages of diGAP are solely written in German.



Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Sociology (Technology - Work - Society)
Nuremberg Campus of Technology
Fürther Straße 246c
90429 Nürnberg

The Chair of Sociology (Technology - Work - Society) is a public law institution within the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Pursuant to Art. 4 No. 7 EU- DSGVO in conjunction with. Art. 20, 21 BayHSchG, FAU as a state institution and self- governing body under public law is represented externally by the President.

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Prof. Dr. Sabine Pfeiffer
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Sociology (Technology – Work- Society)
Nuremberg Campus of Technology
Fürther Straße 246c
90429 Nürnberg

Phone: +49 911 53 02 96 60

Competent supervisory authority

Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts (STMWK)
Salvatorstraße 2
80327 München

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Sales tax identification number (according to § 27a sales tax law) DE 132507686
Tax number 216/114/20045
DUNS number 327958716
EORI number DE4204891

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