The Operational Company

Betriebsgesellschaft UFS GmbH

Administration of a high altitude research station.

Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus

The Operational Company

The main task of the Operational Company (Betriebsgesellschaft UFS GmbH) is to provide comprehensive and neutral service to the research groups particularly by concentrating on an effective on-site management as a contribution to successful scientific work. 




Die Betriebsgesellschaft der UFS GmbH

The office at the bifa environmental institute

The administration and management of the Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus is done at the office of the operational company, located at the bifa environmental institute in Augsburg.

Please contact the office for any questions concerning the reserach station.


The shareholders' assembly

The shareholders of the UFS GmbH are the borough and the county of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the borough of Grainau and the State of Bavaria. The shareholder obligations of the State of Bavaria are borne by both the Bavarian Ministry of Finance and the Bavarian Envionment and Health Ministry. See also our corporate information page.

Geschäftsstelle UFS
bifa Umweltinstitut
Tel. +49 821 7000-105
Fax +49 821 7000-100


postal address:

Betriebsgesellschaft Umweltforschungsstation Schneefernerhaus GmbH,
c/o bifa GmbH
Am Mittleren Moos 46
86167 Augsburg