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030522 KU Current legal questions on innovation and digitalisation (2021S)

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. 60 participants
Language: German, English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 11.03. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 20.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

6. Digitale Amtshandlungen im Notariat: Veranschaulichung anhand praktischer Beispiele
Along the lines “from research to application” does this course offer students lectures with practical orientation in various current legal aspects of innovation and digitalization. The first three classes are introductory lectures that offer students a “big picture”. After this, six lectures will deal with particular topics in more detail.
Target audience are students in second and third stage of their studies with interest in IT-law or digitalization, especially those students who take part in the election baskets “computers and law” and “technology law”.
The topic of the six lectures are the following:
1. Computational Law – What data can tell us about the law (German)
2. Enforcement of data protection law through competition law? (German)
3. Data security and Cloud Computing (German)
4. Online-Plattforms: Overview over legal challenges (German)
5. Challenging the black box: discrimination, algorithms, liability and data protection (English)
6. Digitalization of official proceedings in the notary: practical examples (German)

Assessment and permitted materials

A written midterm exam, mandatory participation via the Moodle course and a take-home exam at the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At least 50% of the overall achievable points, for details see Moodle.

Examination topics

The content of the presentations are the exam topics.

Reading list

The necessary readings will be provided in the Moodle course. Further readings will be also named in Moodle course.

Association in the course directory

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