Legal notice

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Civil Engineering Materials Testing Institute (MPA BS)
Beethovenstraße 52
38106 Braunschweig, Germany

The Civil Engineering Materials Testing Institute is a state company in accordance with Section 26 of the State Budget Code of Lower Saxony.

Executive Committee:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Budelmann (Scientific Division)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Empelmann (Scientific Division)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Zehfuß (Scientific Division)
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Rusack (Commercial/Technical Division)


Phone: +49 (0)531-391-5400
Fax: +49 (0)531-391-5900

Responsible regulatory authority:

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Employment and Transport
Friedrichswall 1
30159 Hannover, Germany

VAT No.: DE183500654

Journalistic-editorial content in accordance with Article 18 paragraph 2 of the State Media Treaty (MStV):

Daniela Klar
+49 (0)531-391-5428

Data protection official:

Jan Dethlefsen
+49 (0)531 - 391 – 8297



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