Centre for Security and Society
The Centre for Security and Society (CSS) is an interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Freiburg that focuses on issues of technological, juridical, sociological, ethical and political security. Building on previous successful collaboration between various institutes and disciplines, the CSS officially started its work in November 2009. By acquiring some € 10 million third-party research funds since its foundation, it has since become a European leader in its field.
The CSS hosts research projects funded by the EU, the BMBF and other agencies, emphasising transdisciplinary research.
The Centre Academic Members are more than 40 established scholars from five faculties of the University of Freiburg as well as associated members.
A philosophical analysis of EU security policy in the context of digitalisation by Elisa Orrù 2021
Publication: "Epistemologies of predictive policing: Mathematical social science, social physics and machine learning"
New publication by Jens Hälterlein, published in Big Data & Society om March 19, 2021
Announcement: 2nd Summit of the Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN) on April 10-11, 2019 in Freiburg
Our long-term partner, the Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institute, EMI, will host the second summit of the Global…
Prof. Dr. Ralf Poscher, University of Freiburg, will speak in Freiburg on October 15, 2018
within the SERIOR Graduate Academy lecture series
The NeTIRail-INFRA project (Needs Tailored Interoperable Railway) has been successfully completed
May 15, 2018 | 13:30h, Haus zur lieben Hand
Announcement: Lecture (in German) on "Grenzen des Pragmatismus: Behördenversagen als Sicherheitsrisiko"
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Seibel, University of Konstanz, will speak in Freiburg on May 8, 2018