Since January 1st, 2001, the clinic of Justus Liebig University has been an independent legal entity and has performed patient care tasks, trained and educated members of non-medical careers, offered public health care, trained and educated doctors, and performed other public health-related tasks (UniKlinG). The research and teaching tasks are performed by the faculty of medicine, which belongs to the university. Concerning research services, the university clinic supports the faculty of medicine by fulfilling these clinical research and teaching tasks (UniKlinG). For this reason, applications for third party funding projects in the name of the name of the university must be made. Research contracts are to be made in the name of the university, represented by the president.