• Public lecture series
    Public lecture series

    Starting from October 26, the Institut of Legal Informatics will be holding a public lectures series on the topic of data protection - online and/or in person. On Tuesdays from 6:15 - 7:45 p.m, data protection experts will be giving information on cutting edge issues related to data protection.

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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
    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

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 of the Institut of Legal Informatics will give a presentation 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 the programme. 


On Tuesday, February 8., at 6:15 p.m., the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice" will conclude the current winter semester with a lecture under the heading "The JHA Directive and Data Processing by Security Authorities". Guest speaker will be Mathias Gisch of the Independent Data Protection Center Saarland. The online lecture is free of charge and open to the public. Your are invited to join us online via the MS Teams conference system. Click here to find the dial-in link. The complete programme of the lecture series can be found from Professor Dr. Christoph Sorge´s website


On January 28, Professor Christoph Sorge gave a presentation on "Technical aspects of data protection-compliant digital identities" as part of the 16th European Data Protection Day at the invitation of Monica Grethel, the Saarland Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. The event of the Conference of Independent Federal and State Data Protection Supervisors (DSK) was held under the heading "The digital wallet in the EU - data protection nightmare or milestone for shaping Europe's digital future?". 

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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