Westfälische Hochschule,
University of Applied Sciences
Neidenburger Straße 43,
D- 45877 Gelsenkirchen,

Phone: +49 (0) 209-9596-0,
Fax: +49 (0) 0209-9596-445,

Email: info(at)w-hs.de

Legally authorised representative: Prof. Dr. Bernd Kriegesmann,
President of Westfälische Hochschule

Responsible for Finances and Administration (General Secretary):
Udo Synofzik

Value added tax identification number: DE 811 358 679

Webmaster: webmaster@w-hs.de

Westfälische Hochschule is a corporation under public law.
The Ministry for Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia is the supervisory authority.

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