• 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

How can artificial intelligence be used responsibly and in accordance with the current data protection framework? What are the benefits and risks of using artificial intelligence and algorithms in the legal field? are only some of the questions that high-ranking experts will be discussing  at the DatenTag ONLINE. The event will take place on December 13 from 10 am to 5:30 pm. Professor Dr. Georg Borges, the director of the Institut of Legal Informatics, will also give a presentation under the heading "The Potential of Artificial Intelligence with regard to Data Protection Law" on the DataDay. The event is organized by the Stiftung Datenschutz, is free of charge and open to the public. Click here to find more information on the event and to register.




On Tuesday, November 30, attorney-at-law Dr. Carlo Piltz will give a lecture on „The rights of a GDPR data subject in practice". From 6:15 to 7:45 p.m., the partner of Piltz Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB in Berlin will be the guest speaker of the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice". Participation is free of charge and open to the public. You are invited to join us on site or dial in online via the MS-Teams conference system. Further topics and the schedule of the lecture series under the direction of Professor Dr. Christoph Sorge can be found here. Click here to find the dial-in link.

Hamburg, Augsburg, Cologne - on November 12, students of the Master's programme "Information Technology and Law“ from all over Germany came to Saabrücken for the welcoming event of the LL.M. „IT and Law“. Professor Dr. Georg Borges welcomed roughly 20 „newcomers" on campus and nearly 70 LL.M. participants online. Thus, with more than twice as many participants as in the previous cohort, the successful LL.M. programme started into its third round in the current winter semester.

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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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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