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030070 KU Computers and Law (2020S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 56 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Until further notice E-Learning; details: Moodle

Monday 16.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1 (Kickoff Class)
Friday 08.05. 09:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Saturday 09.05. 09:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1


Aims, contents and method of the course

Basics of IT, theory of information, lawyer’s IT environment, Internet, legal information retrieval, legal knowledge representation (mark-up languages, automation of law), search techniques in Austrian and European information systems, legal applications (courts, law office, government), legal problems of information technology (data protection, intellectual property, e-government, e-justice etc.)

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (open book), on-line tests, participation, short presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Comprehensive overview on questions of computers & law

Examination topics

Lectures, discussion of major issues, assignments, on-line tests

Reading list

Script (slides and articles) (available via Moodle)

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:19