The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a non-profit making research institute with limited liability. Its shareholders are the Federal Republic of Germany, the federal states (Länder) of Brandenburg, Hamburg, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein as well as the Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Helmholtz-Zentrums Hereon e.V. (Society for the Promotion of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon). The centre is based in Geesthacht, Germany. In 1992, the Working Group Teltow became a part of it. The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.
Here you will find information on the organization of the research center as well as contacts from the management and administration and boards: