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The University of Erfurt is a corporation under public law, legally represented by Prof. Dr. Walter Bauer-Wabnegg, President of the University of Erfurt. Competent supervisory authority: Thuringian Ministry for Economy, Science and Digital Society (Thüringer Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Digitale Gesellschaft [TMWWDG]), Max-Reger-Straße 4-8, 99096 Erfurt

Responsible for Content According to Art. 55 para. 2 RStV:

Research Unit on Voluntariness   |   Forschungsgruppe Freiwilligkeit

Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Martschukat (University of Erfurt, Department of History, Chair of North American History)

Contact Research Unit on Voluntariness:

University of Erfurt   |   Chair of North American History   |   Research Unit on Voluntariness

Nordhäuser Straße 63   |   Building 4, Room 107   |   99089 Erfurt   |   P.O. Box 90 02 11   |   99105 Erfurt

Scientific Coordinator: Stefanie Büttner

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