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The website is a subproject of the research project "Sexualized Violence against Men in the Context of War and Displacement". The project is conducted at the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig and is funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research.

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University of Leipzig
Faculty of Medicine
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Telephone: 0341 - 97 15910
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Executing Agency:

The Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology is a joint department of the University Hospital Leipzig AöR and the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig. It is legally represented by the University of Leipzig.

Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology
University of Leipzig
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 55, House W
04103 Leipzig
Phone: 0341 / 97 18807
Fax: 0341 / 97 18809


The Faculty of Medicine is an institution of the University of Leipzig. The university is a public corporation. It is legally represented by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Eva Inés Obergfell. Further information, in particular on the supervisory authority, can be found in the imprint of the University of Leipzig. The Administrative Director (komm.) Dr. Kerstin Grätz is the permanent representative of the Chancellor for the area of the Faculty of Medicine and heads the Faculty Administration.

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Responsible for content according to § 18 Abs. 2 MStV:

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Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Leipzig
Philipp-Rosenthal-Strasse 55
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: 0341 97 18811
Fax: 0341 97 18809


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