DFG SPP 2378

In April 2021, the Senate of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) established the Priority Programme “Resilience in Connected Worlds – Mastering Failures, Over-load, Attacks, and the Unexpected (Resilient Worlds)” (SPP 2378). The SPP is designed to run for six years in two phases. The present call invites proposals for the first three-year funding period.

New: The Call for Proposals has been published on June 24, 2021 (officiel DFG announcement).

Program Committee

The program committee consists of the following people:

  • Falko Dressler (Coordination)
    TU Berlin, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Telecommunication Networks (TKN)

  • Matthias Hollick
    TU Darmstadt, Dept. of Computer Science, Secure Mobile Networking

  • Milos Krstic
    IHP, System Architectures Dept. and University of Potsdam, Institute of Computer Science, Design- and Test Methodology

  • Konrad Rieck
    TU Braunschweig, Computer Science Dept., Institute of System Security

  • Antonia Wachter-Zeh
    TU München, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Coding and Cryptography


  • September 2020: Submission of the SPP proposal

  • April 2021: SPP proposal has been granted

  • June 2021: Call for Proposals for the first funding period

  • November, 22, 2021: Submission deadline for proposals

  • about March 2022: Review panel

  • Summer 2022: Kick-off workshop