Partner countries

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) Denmark
CEA (Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives)

CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique)

DESY (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron) Germany
NRDI Office (National Research, Development and Innovation Office) Hungary
INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare)

CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)

NCBJ (National Centre for Nuclear Research) Poland
NRC KI (National Research Centre "Kurchatov Institute") Russia
Slovak Republic, represented by the Ministry of Education Slovakia
Kingdom of Spain, represented by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad Spain
VR (Swedish Research Council) Sweden
Swiss Confederation, represented by Staatsektretariat für Bildung und Forschung Switzerland
 Science and Technology Facilities Council United Kingdom United Kingdom