Trier, Germany

European Data Protection Law

when 20 September 2021 - 24 September 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 16 EC
fee EUR 1190

The aim of this summer course is to give participants all the necessary tools for successful implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in their daily practice. It will provide them with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of European data protection law through interactive study of both relevant legislation and case law. The course will combine presentations and practical workshop activities, all led by high-level experts in the field

Key topics
The General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) and E-privacy Regulation proposal - key features
Protection of citizens’ digital rights in practice and available remedies
How to build a compliance strategy on personal data protection?
What is the role of Data Protection Officers (DPOs)?
Data protection authorities’ tools for consistent GDPR implementation: One-Stop-Shop, new consistency mechanism, enforcement powers and harmonisation of sanctions, role of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
The EU toolkit for international data transfersSocial media, big data, cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Course leader

Dr Magdalena Kędzior

Target group

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, EU and national civil servants seeking an introduction to European data protection law

Credits info

16 EC
The Academy of European Law’s conferences and seminars meet the standard requirements for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) recognition.

Fee info

EUR 1190: Early registration discounts


With the generous support of the Friends of ERA the Academy provides scholarships for lawyers, judges, prosecutors and officials from EU member states, candidate countries and potential candidates who otherwise could not afford to attend the events.