We Are The Collaborative Research Center CRC 1193, Funded By The german Research Foundation DFG

As a team of neuroscientists, psychologists, and clinicians based in Mainz and Frankfurt we try to understand what keeps people standing even if life hits them hard.

2nd International Spring School on Resilience Research: May 15-19, 2019, Castle Etelsen, near Bremen, Germany

The aim of this spring school is to educate young scientists about novel theoretical and methodological developments in resilience research.
Registration deadline: March 12th, 2019
If you would like to register, please follow the link above.


Resilience is the maintenance or quick recovery of mental health during and after periods of adversity. Resilience is no trait, no destiny, and no magic pill but ...

Blog: Let's blog

Interesting papers, meetings, discussions. Today: A report from the 1st International Spring School on Resilience Research

Projects: Deeper insights - Mainz Resilience Project

Maybe the longitudinal study on resilience with the deepest interdisciplinary insight at present: The Mainzer Resilienz Projekt (MARP) focuses on young adults in the critical transition into adulthood and work life.

Projects: Broader insights - Lora Resilience Study Mainz/Ffm

Takes a uniquely wide view: The Longitudinal Resilience Assessment (LORA) runs a population-wide study with over 1000 individuals from all age ranges.

2nd PhD-Retreat: September 17-20

The second PhD- Retreat takes place September 17-20 in Hirschegg, Österreich. The whole retreat is free of charge for all PhD-Students associated with the CRC1193. Find more information on "activities".

Activities: A Gentle Introduction to Python

After the great success of the CRC’s first Python Workshop in April ...

Jobs/Career: Find here our open vacancies

Become part of the CRC 1193 community and check out our open vacancies!