• From August 8 to 19, 2022: Summer School – Join cutting-edge research!
    From August 8 to 19, 2022: Summer School – Join cutting-edge research!

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    Summer School "IT Law and Legal Informatics 2022"
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  • LL.M. Information Technology and Law
    LL.M. Information Technology and Law

    The LL.M. program "IT and Law", which has been offered at the Institute of Legal Informatics since the winter semester 2019/2020, can now be largely completed virtually. Apply now!


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    Certificate in "IT-Law and Informatics"

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  • Monday Mail
    Monday Mail

    All decisions at a glance: Select your topic and receive all relevant decisions of the Federal Court of Justice from the previous week - every Monday, free of charge into your mailbox.

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  • The Institute of Legal Informatics
    The Institute of Legal Informatics

    The Institute of Legal Informatics is one of Germany's leading teaching and research institutions in the field of Legal Informatics. It is inter-disciplinary and well-connected internationally.

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News and Events

On June 24, 9.30 a.m, Professor Dr. Georg Borges will give a lecture forming part of the seminar "Controlling the State in the Digital Era", which he was invited to by the Institute’s Co-Director Professor Dr. Philippe Cossalter. Prof. Borges’ lecture on "Liability for autonomous systems" will help shaping the two-day seminar examining the question of how to control the state and its relationship to the digital world. The project is part of a cooperation between the University of Lorraine and Saarland University. We cordially invite you to participate. More information and registration

Apply now: From August 8 to 19, 2022, once again after a two-year break, the Institute of Legal Informatics will organize a summer school on the campus of the Saarland University. Participants will be offered a highly topical and exciting program from the field of IT law and legal informatics including lectures by renowned experts as well as varied excursions to the surroundings. The Summer School is aimed at young researchers, practitioners and students, who would like to discuss current issues from IT law and legal informatics in an international forum. Info and application


Law DIGITAL will be the topic of this year´s International Legal Informatics Symposium, IRIS 2022 held from February 23 to 26. The rich and compelling programme, designed by renowned legal experts, will mark an anniversary of cutting-edge topics between law and informatics. Professor Dr. Georg Borges will give a presentation in the "Robotics and Artificial Intelligence I" session, on Feb. 24, 2 p.m. and Dr. Andreas Sesing-Wagenpfeil will present on Feb. 24, 4:30 p.m. Members of the chair of Professor Dr. Chrtistoph Sorge will also be among the contributors. Click here to learn more about the registration and programme. 


Certificate in "IT-Law and Legal Informatics"

The Certificate certifies instruction in the digital society's legal questions and technical principles.

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The Institute

Is one of Germany's leading research institutions in the field of IT-Law and Legal Informatics.

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Institute Newsletter

The Institute of Legal Informatics has its own Newsletter which will keep you up-to-date with all of the Institute’s current developments and events.

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BMAS: ExamAI – KI Testing & Auditing

In the BMAS (Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs) project "ExamAI" Professor Borges' chair develops concepts for auditing and certification of AI applications. Further information: ExamAI


Legal Testbed

The chair of Prof. Borges is developing solutions for Industry 4.0 through the project "Recht-Testbed Industrie 4.0" funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). More...


As part of the »INITIATIVE« project Professor Borges' team is working on AI-supported communication for autonomous vehicles in traffic. Click here to learn more...

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