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Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt
Littenstraße 108
10179 Berlin

Represented by the Board of Directors

Mahi Klosterhalfen
Rolf Hohensee
Hans-Georg Kluge

Mahi Klosterhalfen holds sole power of representation.


The quickest way to get answers to any questions you may have is via our contact page.

Although our dedicated contact page is still the best way of contacting us, there are other ways of getting in touch:

Tel.: +49 30 400 54 68 – 0
Fax: +49 30 400 54 68 – 69

Account for donations

By making online donations, you help us to keep our administrative outlay to a minimum because the donation receipts are generated in an automated process.

Albert Schweitzer Stiftung
IBAN: DE20 8309 4495 0003 1111 13
EthikBank Eisenberg

We are recognized by the Berlin tax office as a charitable foundation. All donations and contributions are tax-deductible in Germany.

Person responsible according to the German Press Law (V. i. S. d. P)

Diana von Webel
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt
Littenstraße 108
10179 Berlin

Information regarding donations from the Netherlands

As of January 2020 the Albert Schweitzer Foundation is classified as a public benefit organization (ANBI = Algemeen nut beogende instelling) in the Netherlands. Donations from dutch donors are therefore tax-priviliged. Please find below all necessary information that is required on our website in order to maintain the ANBI-status:

  1. Dutch tax number/RSIN: 8261.78.790
  2. Our contact details.
  3. A clear description of our purpose and mission.
  4. Our strategic plan.
  5. Information regarding our board of directors.
  6. Remuneration policy: The activity of the board members is an honorary capacity and provided free of charge. Our employees’ salaries are based on the public service agreement (TVöD).
  7. You can find reports of our recent activities here and here.
  8. Please find our financial statement here.
  9. Please find our PBO form here.

In case you would like to make a 5-year periodic gift, please fill out this periodic gift agreement and e-mail it to You will then receive back a signed copy from our side.


Disclaimer – legal information

1. Liability limitation

The content of this website has been created with the greatest possible care. Despite this, the provider accepts no liability for the accuracy, completeness or up-to-dateness of the content provided. The content of this website is used at the user’s own risk. Contributions credited with a name represent the opinion of the author and not necessarily that of the provider. The use alone of the provider’s website does not result in a contractual relationship of any kind between the user and provider.

2. External links

This website contains links to the websites of third parties (»external links«). These websites are subject to the liability of the operator responsible. The provider checked the third-party content for any legal transgressions when the external link was first put online No legal transgressions were apparent at that time. The provider has no influence on the current or future design or content of the linked sites. The placement of external links does not mean that the provider renders the content behind the reference or link their own. The provider cannot be expected to constantly check the external links without explicit advice of legal transgressions. Upon becoming aware of any legal transgressions, the provider shall delete links of this kind without delay.

3. Copyright and ancillary copyright

The content published on this website is subject to German copyright and ancillary copyright law. Any use not permitted under German copyright and ancillary copyright law therefore requires the advance written agreement of the provider or copyright holder. This applies in particular for the duplication, editing, translation, saving, processing or reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. The content and rights of third parties are indicated as such. The unauthorized duplication or reproduction of individual items of content or whole pages is not permitted and is also illegal. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted.

The display of this website in third-party frames is permitted only with written permission.

4. Special conditions of use

If special conditions for individual uses of this website deviate from sections 1–3 above, this will be explicitly referred to in the appropriate place. In this case, the special conditions of use for the individual case apply.

5. No caution without previous contact

If the content or display of this website infringes your rights, please inform us of this without the involvement of legal assistance. Passages to which justifiable objections are made will be removed without delay.

6. Data privacy

We would like to explicitly state that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) is not secure and cannot be wholly protected against unauthorized access.

The use of the contact data given in the legal notice for commercial advertising is explicitly not desired, unless the provider has given his written consent in advance or a business relationship already exists. The provider and all persons named on this website do no consent to any commercial use or reproduction of their data.

You can visit our website without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal data is collected on our website (e.g. names, addresses or e-mail addresses), this takes place on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties. Insofar as a contractual relationship is to be established between you and us, the provisions of such a relationship are to be specified, or you request a quote from us, we collect and use your personal data to the extent that this are required for these purposes (user-related data). We collect, process and use personal data only in as far as this is necessary to fulfill our web offering (usage data). All personal data is stored only for as long as is required for the specified purpose (processing your request or a contract). The storage periods required under fiscal and commercial law are observed here. By order of the competent authorities, we are permitted in individual cases to disclose this data (user-related data) insofar as this is required for the purposes of criminal prosecution, averting of danger, fulfillment of the statutory tasks of the constitution protection agencies or the military counter-intelligence service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (»Google«). Google Analytics uses so-called »cookies«, which are text files that are stored on your computer to analyze your usage of the website. As a rule, the information that the cookie generates concerning your use of this website is transferred to and stored on a Google server based in the USA. We have activated IP anonymization, which means that on this website your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to and shortened by a Google server in the USA. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your website use, compile website activity reports and provide further services relating to website and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address transferred from your browser via Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser software. This website can be used without any restriction whatsoever even without cookies. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by the cookie about your website use (including your IP address) by downloading and installing this browser plugin.

This website uses Google Analytics reports on demographic characteristics, in which data from Google’s interest-based advertising and third-party visitor information (e.g. age, gender, interests etc.) is used. This data is not attributable to a specific person and can be disabled at any time via the display settings.

We (and/or our webspace provider) collect data on every access procedure to this website (»server log files«). Access data includes the name of the website accessed; the file, data and time of access; the data volume transferred; confirmation of successful access; data identifying the browser type, version, users’ operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page) and the anonymized IP address. The IP addresses in the server log files are anonymized and are not attributable to a specific person. We use the protocol data solely for evaluations concerning the operation and security of our website and for optimizing our offering.

You have the right at all times to access, free of charge and without delay, the data that has been collected about you. You have the right at all times to withdraw your consent regarding the use of any personal data that you have provided with effect for the future. If you wish to obtain any information concerning your personal data, please get in touch with us via our contact page.

For more plainly written data privacy information without all the legal formulations usually found in the legal notice, please visit our data privacy page.

Complaints procedure

Online dispute resolution as per Article 14 (1) ODR-VO: The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution, which can be found here: