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 .

25. October 2016

SR Interviews CISPA Researchers on “EDV-Gerichtstag”

Following the annual symposium on current legal aspects of Information Technology, “EDV-Gerichtstag”, Saarländischer Rundfunk interviewed several researchers of Prof. Sorge’s Legal Informatics department.
The symposium took place in Saarbruecken from 21 – 23 September 2016 and included topics such as e-justice/e-government, privacy, and recent legal developments in investigating cases of cybercrime.

Watch the report and interviews (in German only):

SR Video

EDV-Gerichtstag 2016