Hessian Ministry for Science and the Arts

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Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

The Hessian Ministry for Science and the Arts (German: Hessische Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst) is a university and culture ministry in Hesse, Germany.

History[edit]

The Hessian Ministry for Science and Art was established on 4 July 1984 as a spin-off of the Hessian Ministry of Education. The Ministry of Education was then responsible for school and part of the church affairs.[clarification needed]

Since 1987, the Hessian Ministry for Science and Art has been located in a rented, Gründerzeit office building between the Rheinstraße and Luisenstraße in Wiesbaden, which was used until 1975 as the Wiesbaden main post-office and was then rebuilt and renovated accordingly.

It awards the Goethe-Plakette des Landes Hessen.

Jurisdiction[edit]

Tasks[edit]

The Ministry is tasked with extending:

In general, Ministry is in charge of technical and legal supervision, and the promotion of science and art in Hesse.

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