"Digital sovereignty" is a declared goal of the German EU Council Presidency. However, for a term that is so central to the current political debate, it is very vague. What exactly can digital sovereignty mean? What are the necessary framework conditions to enable the EU to assert its own values and legal concepts in the digital space? In this policy brief, Falk Steiner and Viktoria Grzymek explain the underlying problem once more and discuss what digital sovereignty can mean in concrete terms: a better awareness and control of dependencies in central elements of the digital infrastructure.