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Coordinates: 52°09′4.1″N 10°39′51.6″E / 52.151139°N 10.664333°E / 52.151139; 10.664333

Main building in Salzgitter Lebenstedt

The Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS) is the German Federal Authority for Radiation Protection. The BfS was established in November 1989 and is based in Salzgitter, with branch offices in Berlin, Bonn, Freiburg, Gorleben, Oberschleißheim and Rendsburg. It has 582 employees (including 240 scientific) and an annual budget of around 165 million Euro (2005) [1].



The Bfs is supervised by the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). The BfS has four sub-departments.

  • Fachbereich SK - Sicherheit in der Kerntechnik Fachbereich SK - Safety in Nuclear Engineering
  • Fachbereich SE - Sicherheit nuklearer Entsorgung SE Division - the safety of nuclear waste disposal
  • Fachbereich SG - Strahlenschutz und Gesundheit SG Department - Radiation and Health
  • Fachbereich SW - Strahlenschutz und Umwelt SW Department - Radiation and Environmental

See also


  1. ^ [1] Datenblatt beim Wissenschaftsrat

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