The SFOE is responsible for national control and inventories of nuclear material as well as further supervisory tasks incumbent on Switzerland from bilateral and multilateral agreements relevant to non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, control of exports of nuclear goods and the nuclear fuel cycle.

In Switzerland the SFOE's supervisory authority extends primarily to the nuclear installations shown in this figure.

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Nuclear installations in Switzerland, left to right:

  • European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Federal institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
  • Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant (KKM)
  • University of Basel
  • Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant (KKG)
  • Beznau Nuclear Power Plant (KKB)
  • Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant (KKL)
  • Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen (PSI)
  • Interim Storage Facility for Radioactive Waste, Würenlingen (ZWILAG)
  • Interim Storage Facility for Radioactive Waste of Beznau Nuclear Power Plant (ZWIBEZ)


Guidelines Safeguards

Forms Safeguards

Form for the declaration of obligations with regard to importing nuclear goods as stipulated in Article 23 of the Goods Control Ordinance (GCO)

Registration form for the export of deuterium

Last modification 15.02.2017

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