CISPA is currently in the founding process to join the German Helmholtz Association as a new member. It is consequently undergoing significant organizational changes, which are not yet reflected on this webpage.

For further information on the above mentioned founding process, please refer to the official press release by the State Chancellery of Saarland.

Recent News on the Transformation Process


The location of the first construction phase has been agreed upon. For further information, please refer to the official press release .

17. March 2015

3sat nano: Cyber security specialists in training at Saarland University

3sat nano broadcasted a feature on our cyber security bachelor.

Both students and Prof. Dr. Michael Backes explain why this unique programme is so important – for them as well as for everybody using any information technology at all.

You can watch the feature online , starting from minute 4:03 to minute 10:00 (in German)

For more information about our cyber security bachelor, klick here .