BESSY II weekly operation Schedules

The BESSY II User Shift schedule is as follows:

Sunday 19:00 – Tuesday 7:00

reserved for servicing and commissioning

(not useable)

Tuesday 7:00 – Tuesday 19:00

Set-up of experiments

(limited usability, please clarify with the BL scientist before the experiment)

Tuesday 19:00 – Sunday 19:00

User shifts


In the shift-based scheduling calendar, this general operation schedule will translate as follows. For the description of the operation mode please refer to this link.


Operation mode calendar

The latest shift-based schedule, including the different operation modes and shutdown periods as well as the hall access Mondays, can be found in our online schedule:

Operation schedule