By federal law, each business company dealing with data related to people has to appoint a data protection officer.
Since April 2004, Dr. Uwe Schläger from the company "datenschutz nord GmbH" is the external Data Protection Officer (Datenschutzbeauftragter) of Jacobs University, according to §4f BDSG. He has appointed his colleague S. Tausch as contact person for Jacobs University.
(forwarded to S. Tausch)
4120 (connected to office S. Tausch)
datenschutz nord GmbH
Each federal state of Germany has by law to appoint a data protection officer responsible for the public institutions of that state. The URL of Bremen's data protection officer is http://www.datenschutz-bremen.de/.
That office is not directly responsible for Jacobs University.
Germany has a central data protection officer co-ordinating the federal officers. That office's URL is http://www.bundesdatenschutzbeauftragter.de/.