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Forschungszentrum Jülich: Facts and Figures

As of August 2021


Federal Republic of Germany (90%)
Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (10%)

Share capital: € 520,000

Taxpayers' ID: 213 / 5700 / 0033
VAT registration number.: DE122624631

Forschungszentrum Jülich exclusively and directly pursues the non-profit purposes stipulated in Article 2 of the Articles of Association, in particular the advancement of science and research in the meaning of the section on tax-privileged purposes of the German Fiscal Code (§§ 5168 AO) as amended on 16.03.1976 (BGBl. I p.613).


1.7 km²

Balance Sheet 2020

Revenues: approx. € 812 million (of which € 368 million third party funding)


In total: 7,100
Scientists: 2,669 (incl. personnel in scientific training)
Visiting scientists: 672 from 62 countries


2,473 in peer-reviewed journals

National and international cooperations

465 nationally funded projects, 36 of which coordinated by FZ Jülich
EU-Projects: 162 projects, 32 of which coordinated by FZ Jülich


68 new patent applications, 37 of which German applications, 28 international PCT applications, and 3 European applications
257 patents granted: 202 of wich national rights from 33 European patent-granting procedures, 55 other foreign patents
83 licences in total: 54 of which from SMEs, 24 from abroad (10 from the USA), and 7 new ones

Organizational structure

Company Bodies, Committees, Institutes, Staff units, Project management

Further information

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