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Monthly Community Call

Since 2017, we host a monthly “Open Science” call together with the OKF working group Open Science. During this call, topics from OpenScience to RSE and beyond are discussed informally by the community.

Dates and times for the monthly community calls are listed here.


The website hosts a blog with contributions from the community members. Your ideas, topics and posts in German, English, or both are very welcome! The includes instructions for getting a local preview of the site.

Local RSE groups

“Chapters” are local, regional, or institution-specific RSE groups, under the umbrella of the de-RSE.e.V..

Local chapters


Of course please do not hesitate to use the mailing list if you have questions about the background, aims, and activities of de-RSE.

In case personal contact is what you need, you can directly contact the board.

de-RSE e.V. - Gesellschaft für Forschungssoftware
c/o German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute for Software Technology
Rutherfordstraße 2
12489 Berlin

Email: vorstand [at]