Skip to main content


Responsible for the content

Georg Agricola University of Applied Sciences
State-recognised university of the DMT Society for Teaching and Education (DMT-LB)

Herner Straße 45
44787 Bochum
Tel. +49 234 968 02

E-mail: info[at]

The THGA is represented by its President Prof. Susanne Lengyel.

THGA is a dependent operating unit of DMT-LB. Legal transactions are therefore conducted in the name and for the account of DMT-LB.

DMT-LB is represented by the Management Board:
Prof. Susanne Lengyel (Chairwoman), Prof. Dr. Sunhild Kleingärtner, Ulrich Wessel

Registered office:
Bochum Local court, HRB 4052
Sales-tax identification number: DE124091698
The competent supervisory authority is the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Völklinger Straße 49, 40221 Düsseldorf.

If you have any questions about the Georg Agricola University of Applied Sciences or the content of this website and its editorial offerings, please contact the following persons:

Contact for content:
Press and Public Relations
Marek Szabowski
Tel: +49 234 968 3334
E-Mail: presse(at)

Technical contact:
University Computer Centre
Helge Wiethoff
Tel. +49 234 968 8717
E-Mail: webmaster(at)


Content of the online offer

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided.

Liability claims against the author relating to material or non-material damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information are excluded as a matter of principle, unless the author can be proven to have acted with intent or gross negligence.

All offers are subject to change and non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages or the entire offer without prior notice or to discontinue publication temporarily or permanently

References and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages.

The author hereby expressly declares that at the time the links were created, no illegal content was discernible on the linked pages. The author has no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. For this reason, the author hereby expressly distances himself from all contents of all linked pages that were changed after the link was created.

This statement applies to all links and references set within the author's own website as well as to third-party entries in guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists set up by the author. Liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and, in particular, for damage arising from the use or non-use of such information lies solely with the provider of the site to which reference is made, and not with the party who merely refers to the publication in question via links.

Copyright and trademark law

The author endeavours to observe the copyrights of the graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts used in all publications, to use graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts created by himself or to use licence-free graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts. All brand names and trademarks mentioned on the website and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners.

The mere mention of a trademark does not imply that it is not protected by the rights of third parties! The copyright for published objects created by the author himself remains solely with the author of the pages. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

Picture credits

  • Section "We in Bochum"/Living in Bochum & /Partners in the region: City of Bochum, Press Office
  • Section "We in Bochum/Univercity: Andreas Molatta
  • Section "We in Bochum/Partners in the Region > RAG Building: Mike Henning
  • Section "Research/Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science/Projects > Heritage Conservation Center Ruhr: Helena Grebe
  • all other areas: THGA, THGA/Lichtblick/Wiciok, selected motifs Pixabay