Collection C-EIR - EIROforum material

Charter Safeguarding Scientific Culture Convention Européenne Response of the EIROforum to the draft report of the European Research Council Expert Group Letter to Franco Frattini Towards a Europe of Knowledge and Innovation EIROforum comments to the Commission’s Proposal for the 7th Framework Programme Statement of Support for the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Rec... Response to the Green Paper “The European Research Area: New Perspectives” Establishing New Research Infrastructures in Europe – The EIROforum Experience
Results 1 to 10 of 147 Show all

Identity area

Reference code

DE 2324 C-EIR


EIROforum material


  • 2001 - ? (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

EIROforum was created in 2001 by seven European research organisations: the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO), the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) and the European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA). EIRO stands for European Intergovernmental Research Organisation.

Following initial discussions 2000 and 2001, EIROforum was formally established by the signing of the EIROforum Charter was signed in Brussels (BE) on 2002-11-12.

The European XFEL Free-Electron Laser Facility (European XFEL) joined EIROforum on 2010-11-08, becoming its eighth member.

EFDA-JET was succeeded in EIROforum by EUROfusion in 2014.

EIROforum is governed by the EIROforum Council, which is comprised of the leaders of the member organisations. One of these leaders is the chair of EIROforum for one year, on a rotational presidency, from 1 July annually. The EIROforum Council meets twice per year, once in Brussels (BE) and once at the institute of that year’s chair.

Related function

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This collection contains material relating to the activities of EIROforum, including the publication of the "Science in Schools" magazine.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The Wayback Machine of the Internet Archive ( captures snapshots of the EIROforum website ( These are accessible through
CERN, another member of EIROforum, has archived a number of documents pertaining to EIROforum in the CERN Document Server ( As of 2017-12-19, these are available here:

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places

Physical storage

  • Box: Box 38
  • Box: Box 39
  • Box: Box 40
  • Box: Box 41