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Data and facts


Foundation
December 12, 1991

Research Launch Date
January 2, 1992

Headquarter
Leipzig

Commercial Registration Number
Nr. B 4703

Legal structure
GmbH (limited liability company)

Funding
The Federal German Government (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 90%)
The Free State of Saxony (5%)*
The State of Saxony-Anhalt (5%)**

Important boards


Locations
Leipzig, Halle, Magdeburg, Bad Lauchstädt (GCEF, Experimental station), Falkenberg (Lysimeters station)

Locations


Employees
1,214(December 2020)
Share female: 49 %
Leipzig: 989
Halle: 118
Magdeburg: 83
other locations: 24

Postgraduates
Postgraduates and guest postgraduates: 289

Guests and assistants
Graduates (master‘s, bachelor): 43
Interns: 63
Guests scientists: 326
Student and graduate assistants: 174

Joint appointments
UFZ and universities: 39

 


* This institutional support is co-financed by tax revenue on the basis of the budget approved by the Saxon State Parliament.
** This institutional support is co-financed by tax revenue on the basis of the budget approved by the State Parliament of Saxony-Anhalt.