Statens Naturvidenskabelige Forskningsråd (SNF) provides the funding for the Center for the initial 5 year period. The Center also seeks external funding from foundations, Forskerakademiet and international organisations for specific projects.
SNF appoints the director of the Center. SNF approves the scientific program, the budget of the Center and the yearly activity report as presented by the director.
The scientific program of the Center is supervised by a standing committee consisting of 4 staff members representing the permanent staff, 1 external expert, and is chaired by the director. For the period 1 Oct. 1996 - 30 Sept. 1997 the committee consists of