Kiel Marine Science (KMS)
Kiel University
Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
24118 Kiel, Germany
Tel: +49 (0431) 880-3030
Fax: +49 (0431) 880-2539

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Kiel University (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel) is a corporation under public law.

It is represented by the Presidential Board.


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Ministry of Science, Business and Transport of Schleswig-Holstein
Düsternbrooker Weg 94, 24105 Kiel

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  • The Presidential Board


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Terms of Use


Private Use
You may use the images, movies and sounds that can be found on this website free for private use. This includes:

  • Copying the images onto your computer
  • Printing the images for private archival or decoration purposes
  • The distribution of the images to friends and family with a notation of their origin

Use in Publications (Print, TV, Radio, Internet …)
When used in publications (also non-commercial such as school magazines, etc.) you may use the media free of charge without asking if

  • they illustrate reports in newspapers, magazines, websites, radio or television programs, lectures, essays, etc. on the activities or results of Kiel Marine Science (KMS) and
  • the authors ar named in the form "first and last name/Kiel Marine Science (KMS) or "first initial and last name/"KMS" (if space is insufficient) for each image. "Cluster of Excellence "The Futre Ocean" may only be shortened to "KMS" if the full name is mentioned at least once.

We expect two copies of any such publication to be sent to:

Kiel Marine Science (KMS)
Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
24098 Kiel

Other Use
Other than that mentioned, use of images is excluded. This concerns in particular but not exclusively

  • Advertising, design of advertisements, commercials, etc.
  • Sale of products in which the images are the central point (t-shirts, coffee cups, large prints)
  • Sale of digital copies of the image data

A change in the metadata (IPTC data) of pictures is not permitted in any case!

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//* Alle Wetter

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