The NCT/UCC Committee of Parental Institutions consists of seven voting members. The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is represented by its management board, the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden by its medical and administrative directors, the TU Dresden by the dean of the Medical Faculty, and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf by its scientific and administrative directors.
The NCT/UCC Committee of Parental Institutions supervises the NCT/UCC Managing Directorate and defines important strategic, staff-related and financial matters of the cooperation as well as the direction of the NCT/UCC. The NCT/UCC Managing Directorate participates in the meetings of the NCT/UCC Committee of Parental Institutions in an advisory capacity.
The members of the local Committees of Parental Institutions work closely together with the NCT Directorates of all NCT sites in a superordinate committee: the Joint NCT Steering Committee. It is responsible for the cross-locational cooperation as well as for decisions concerning the NCT as a whole.