DZIF partners are members of DZIF e.V. (eingetragener Verein, registered association) under German Law. The General Assembly (GA) and the Executive Board are mandatory bodies of DZIF according to German law. Further Bodies of DZIF are the Commission of the Funding Authorities (CFA) and the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The Administrative Office, located at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, is responsible for managing and coordinating all research funding procedures and organizes General Assembly meetings, reportings and review procedures.