Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cybersecurity for Legal Professionals

online course
when 9 January 2023 - 20 January 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 850

A society that rapidly digitalises is increasingly susceptible to online risks.
The legal profession has an important role to play in making digital society safer and more resilient. This course aims to contribute to the deepening and broadening of the legal profession’s ability to manage cybersecurity challenges and provides a well-rounded and up to date view of today’s most challenging cybersecurity issues.

Course leader

Anne de Hingh

Target group

This course is suitable for members of the legal profession in the broadest sense. It aims to bring together:
• In-house lawyers
• Private practitioners
• Members of the judiciary system
• Policy makers
• Researchers
• PhD students

Course aim

By the end of this course, students will have become familiar with and be able to work independently in relation to the different topics covered in the course. (See course description)

Credits info

3 EC
Contact hours: 24

Fee info

EUR 850: Students, PhD students and employees of VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC or an Aurora Network Partner: €550*
Students and PhD students: €650*
Professionals: €850*
Applications received before 15 October: -€50 (Early Bird Discount)

The tuition fee includes:
- Application and registration
- Exclusive course content for a limited number of participants
- Individual/group guidance from the course organiser
- Access to all online VU facilities such as the library and online learning environments
- A certificate of attendance after completing the course
- A transcript of records, including the grade and the obtained ECTS
- The full support of the winter school team
- Optional social activities


VU Graduate Winter School offers several scholarships. More information can be found on the website.

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