Shipping rules for equipment and samples

If you plan to ship samples/equipment for your beamtime, please contact User Office ( directly. We will send you a form to fill in and a checklist with further information.

Funded User Shipments


European XFEL will support funded user shipments until the end of run 202202. You can find the details in the below document "Funded User Shipments".


The document includes the following topics:

  • How to apply for shipment funding and some general limitations
  • Eligibility
  • Arrangements for single shipments
  • Reimbursable expenses
  • How to claim the occurred shipping costs
  • Checklist for funded user shipments