Contact and legal notes

Dr. Stefan Kröpelin

Bahnstr. 80
50858 Köln

Copyright 2017, all rights reserved!

Our purpose

This website contains information on expeditions, research findings and world heritage projects in Chad. Among others, the regions of Ounianga, Tibesti and Ennedi are described in some detail.

Website creation

This website was conceptualised, designed and created during the course of an educational project at the Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) Burgenland GmbH, Campus 1, A-7000 Eisenstadt. It is not used for commercial purposes.

Conception, design, content, implementation: Christian Ameseder, Biljana Bacovic, Bernadette Baumgartner, Iman Kulitz

Legal notes

Copyright reserved

All information, text, photographs and graphics given on this website are copyright protected and cannot be used without permission of the respective issuer.

For photographs please contact Dr. Stefan Kröpelin at the email address or

Content of this website cannot, either as a whole (structure, graphics, design, text) or partially, be reproduced or saved electronically, edited, copied or shared without written consent. The contact person for approval is Dr. Stefan Kröpelin. All rights reserved.

Written text rights:
Bernadette Baumgartner
Iman Kulitz

Photographic rights:
Stefan Kröpelin
Adam Polczyk
Helmut Kulitz
Eric Goethals
Museum Stendal

Graphic design rights:
Christian Ameseder

Video rights:
Stefan Kröpelin
Adam Polczyk
Schnitt: Biljana Bacovic

Samuel Jackson - English

Liability disclaimer

No responsibility is taken for the information on this website. Despite every effort being made to research carefully and thoroughly, no liability is assumed for the accuracy, completeness or current validity of the information given on this website. Any mistakes and falsities will be promptly corrected after we become aware of them. Also no liability is assumed for the content of external websites either directly or indirectly hyperlinked to this website.

We reserve the right to make changes or add to the information given at any time, without prior notice. No charges or legal consequences can follow.

Although every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly, due to the nature of the Internet and the technology involved, we take no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues (or otherwise) beyond our control or for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or access to, or inability to use or access, this website whatsoever.

Whilst precautions are taken to detect computer viruses and ensure security, we cannot guarantee that the website is virus-free and safe. No liability is assumed for any loss or damage which may occur as a result of any virus or breach of security.

Data protection

Any personal information provided by you through the use of our website will be treated with confidentiality under Data Protection laws, and will only be processed for the purposes as permitted by you.

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