The Hessen International Winter University, its organizers, staff, lecturers and teachers shall not be held accountable for any damage to personal property or for injuries suffered by participants during the IWU program, except where the damage or injuries suffered are caused by acts of willful intent or gross negligence. IWU shall not be held accountable for any damage to property or injury to people caused by participants.

The minimum age for participation in the IWU programme is 18 years.

In case of misbehavior, the organizers of the IWU reserve the right to dismiss a participant from the programme. Misbehavior constitutes e.g. attacks and insults on other participants, staff, or other third parties, drug abuse, excessive alcohol abuse. A participant's dismissal from the course is solely at the discretion of the organizers, i.e. the academic organizers and the programme coordinator. Should a person be dismissed from the programme, no fees will be refunded.

Governing Law, Jurisdiction
The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany shall govern this contract. The place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising hereunder shall be
the courts of ordinary jurisdiction in the city of the IWU programme.