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030464 KU A legal framework for artificial intelligence (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. 40 participants
Language: English



Until further notice e-learning; further infos: Moodle
7.7.2020 von 10:15 - 16:45
14.7.2020; 10:15 - 16:45
15.7.2020; 10:15 - 16:45
20.7.2020; 10:15 - 16:45
24.7.2020; 10:15 - 16:45


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course will give an introduction and overview on selected legal issues of artificial intelligence. It will then further go into depth on current issues with a focus on international regulation and technology, such as AI and contracts, smart contracts, liability for autonomous systems, international regulation of autonomous driving, and legal aspects of machine learning.
The course will be based mainly on international and European law. As an example for national law, German law will be examined.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final test, active participation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic knowledge on IT law + understanding of technology

Examination topics

Lectures and discussion

Reading list

Slides, list of literature

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Tu 07.07.2020 06:47