RESILIENCE is picking up the ESFRI Forum’s qualification that Religious Studies is a high potential strategic area. Thirteen academic institutions have created a consortium which addresses the need of a larger and infra-structured involvement of excellent scholars.

Why do we need a Research Infrastructure for Religious Studies?

At the moment there is no European Research Infrastructure for the domain of Religious Studies. Why do we need such a Research Infrastructure?

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Religious diversity is a constant challenge for European society and identity, resulting in an increased need for mutual understanding, in which scholars can play a crucial role.

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Our Identity and Mission

Do you want to know what our mission and identity are? We have summarized the identity and mission of RESILIENCE in six statements.

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Our Goals

Do you want to know what we're trying to achieve? We've listed the main goals of RESILIENCE in eight points.

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A Consortium of Thirteen Partners

Thirteen academic institutions have joined forces in RESILIENCE.

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Nine Work Packages

Nine groups of related tasks, so-called work packages (WP), are working together in order to realize RESILIENCE.

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About Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

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New Partners

RESILIENCE seeks synergy by establishing relationships with new partners.

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Here you will find our logos in various formats, information on branding, as well as images to use in the context of RESILIENCE.

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Thirteen academic institutions have joined forces in the H2020 funded project RESILIENCE.


Journalists and media are encouraged to contact either the press team or the project contact directly, but for your leisure, we have gathered a press kit, which you find here.