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Forschungszentrum Jülich: Facts and Figures

As of July 2019


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 2018

Revenues: approx. € 705 million (of which € 293 million third party funding)


In total: 6,115
Scientists: 2,296 (incl. personnel in scientific training)
Visiting scientists: 521 from 62 countries


2,319 in peer-reviewed journals

National and international cooperations

457 nationally funded projects, 31 of which coordinated by FZ Jülich
Horizon 2020: 125 projects, 15 of which coordinated by FZ Jülich


65 new patent applications, 32 of which German applications, 26 international PCT applications, and 4 European applications
213 patents granted: 170 of wich national rights from 30 European patent-granting procedures, 34 other foreign patents, and 9 German patents
88 licences in total: 59 of which from SMEs, 27 from abroad (10 from the USA), and 15 new ones

Organizational structure

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

Further information

Facts and Figures (PDF, eBook or Web-App)

Annual Report (PDF or eBook)