Saarbrücken, Germany

Summer School IT Law and Legal Informatics

when 8 August 2022 - 19 August 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 300

At the Summer School for IT Law and Legal Informatics 2022, a panel of renowned experts will offer participants an insight into cutting-edge research from the fields of IT Law and Legal Informatics.

The Summer School consists of four thematic units covering the fields of
- Artificial Intelligence,
- Data and the Law,
- IT Security and Internet of Things and, finally,
- Legal Tech.

Each thematic unit will comprise one lecture by a highly qualified researcher or practitioner and may include presentations by participants covering elements of their own research project. The concept of the Summer School is profoundly interdisciplinary, thus aiming at offering insights into both, computer science research and closely connected legal questions.

Furthermore, the Summer School includes an impressive social program during which participants will explore the Saarland and surroundings and can get to know each other in an informal setting allowing for establishing friendships around the globe.

Course leader

Institute of Legal Informatics:

The Institute of Legal Informatics at Saarland University is one of Germany‘s leading research institutions in the area of IT Law and Legal Informatics.

www.rechtsinformatik.saarland/en

www.uni-saarland.de

Target group

- Graduates (researchers and practitioners) from law studies and legal informatics
- Graduates (researchers and practitioners) from further disciplines with a relevant interest in IT law and legal informatics
- Undergraduates of the named disciplines
- An essential prerequisite for participation is an outstanding interest in cross-disciplinary and international collaboration

Course aim

The Summer School will enable researchers and practitioners from all over the world to gain an insight into cutting-edge research topics in the area of IT Law and Legal Informatics. Graduates are invited to present and discuss elements of their own research at the Summer School. This will give them a unique opportunity to discuss their ideas in plenary and to benefit from a most fruitful exchange of thoughts with established experts and young scholars.

Furthermore, the Summer School will give participants an opportunity to explore the Saarland and surroundings and get to know each other in an informal setting.

Credits info

4 EC
Up to 4 ECTS points can be awarded to participants of the Summer School. For further details, please see the Summer School website.

Fee info

EUR 300: The participation fee amounts to €300 per participant. This fee covers costs for any sessions, the out-of-class activities, as well as any refreshments during the sessions.

The fee for participants attending less than 4 thematic units will be reduced proportionally:

3 thematic units: €250
2 thematic units: €200
1 thematic units: €100
EUR : Costs for travelling to Saarbrücken, accommodation, food and beverages (except during the welcome reception, the Summer School BBQ and the farewell party) are not included in the participation fee.

For more information see our website.