This space provides information about the Shibboleth Consortium, the organization that manages and funds the Shibboleth project.

The Shibboleth Consortium operates as as a set of organizations interested in funding the future development of Shibboleth. The Consortium currently consists of three members who have signed up to a Consortium Agreement and have appointed a partner organization to act as a legal entity for the Consortium. From 1st January 2012, the Consortium plans to widen its membership base. Information about the plans to make this possible will be published here for interested parties.

Public Documents

For more information about the work of the Shibboleth Consortium, please see the public documents:


Invitation to Join the Shibboleth Consortium (PDF)
Why Join the Shibboleth Consortium? (PDF)

If you have comments on these documents, please send an email to

Internal Documents

This area is for current members of the Shibboleth Consortium only.