The European XFEL is organized as a non-profit company with limited liability under German law (GmbH) that has international shareholders.
The shareholders are designated by the governments of the international partners who commit themselves in an intergovernmental convention to support the construction and operation of the European XFEL.
Present (bold) or likely future shareholder of the European XFEL GmbH
DASTI (Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation)
DESY (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron)
NRDI Office (National Reseach, Development and Innovation Office)
Republic of Italy, represented by the Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca
NCBJ (National Centre for Nuclear Research)
OJSC RUSNANO (Open Joint Stock Company RUSNANO)
Slovak Republic, represented by the Ministry of Education
Kingdom of Spain, represented by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
VR (Vetenskapsrådet, Swedish Research Council)
Swiss Confederation, represented by Staatssekretariat für Bildung und Forschung