Legal Notices and Terms

The following includes details required by German law on the provider of this website as well as important legal terms regarding IAB's online platform at The German text is legally binding.

Please note our statements on liability and copyright (Urheberrecht) as well as data privacy and security.


For all legal purposes, the publisher of this Internet site is the

Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA)
Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA)
Regensburger Straße 100
D-90478 Nürnberg
Phone: +49 (0)911-179-0
Fax: +49 (0)911-179-3258
Email: info [at] iab [dot] de
Value added tax identification number: DE811458858

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) has been an independent special office of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) since 01.01.2004 (§ 367(2) Social Code Third Book (SGB III)).


Director: Professor Bernd Fitzenberger, PhD
Vice director: Professor Ulrich Walwei

Content-Related Questions

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Disclaimer and Copyright

Legal Notice

The IAB checks and updates the information on its Internet pages at regular intervals. It assumes no liability or guarantee for the up-to-dateness, accuracy and completeness of the information provided.

The same applies to the Internet pages of third parties that are referred to on the IAB Internet pages through hyperlinks. The IAB does not accept any responsibility for the content of Internet pages of third parties that can be reached via a hyperlink and its following pages (following links).

The IAB distances itself expressly from all illegal content on linked external Internet pages. The IAB has no influence whatsoever on either the current or future design or the content of the linked external pages. It therefore distances itself expressly from all content of all linked external pages that have been modified after the link on the IAB website was installed.

Copyright and Trademarks

IAB strives to observe the copyright of all graphic elements and texts used in all its publications, to use graphic elements and texts it has produced itself, or to use graphic elements and texts that do not require a licence. All trademarks and brand names mentioned on the Internet pages, including those possibly copyrighted by third parties, are unconditionally subject to the provisions of the applicable law on the protection of names, symbols or identification and the rights of ownership of the respective registered holder. The simple mention of a trademark is not to be construed as meaning that it is not protected by the rights of ownership of third parties.
All publications and illustrations created by the IAB as the publisher are published under the following Creative Commons licence provided that this is noted there: They may be used in accordance with this licence. In all other cases, reproduction and use in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the express consent of the IAB as publisher.

Legal Validity

The information on liability and copyright is to be regarded as part of the Internet pages that refer to this page. In as far as parts or individual wording of this text do not, do no longer or do not completely correspond to the valid legal situation, the remaining parts of the document nevertheless remain unaffected in their content and validity.

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