News and Events

Professor Dr. Stephan Weth, Co-Director of the Institute of Legal Informatics, organized a “Future Workshop” from August 25th to 26th as part of the "District Court 4.0" project at the European Academy Otzenhausen in Nonnweiler. Experts from the practice, science and politics discussed how digital media can support the workflows in local courts. Further information is available from the Science Information Service (idw).

How to execute a contract in a "Blockchain"? What role do algorithms play in personnel selection? From August 10th to 14th, the Institute of Legal Informatics organized a special week with a Summer Camp. Young researchers presented their research on current projects like "Recht-Testbed Industrie 4.0" and "examAI" and answered participants questions - online and also in-person at the Graduate Center at Saarland University.

The Institute of Legal Informatics will hold an "Online Conference 'IT and Law' 2020" on August 11th. Renowned experts and young scientists will present selected topics of their research and discuss cutting edge issues of IT Law and Legal Informatics.

As a replacement for the annual Summer School, the Institute of Legal Informatics organised a Summer Camp this year. From August 10th to the 14th, participants had the opportunity to attend engaging lectures as well as meet and network with professors and experts who led workshops and discussions. It was held virtually as well as in-person at the Graduate Centre at Saarbrücken University.

Dear visitors of our website!

Since 01 July 2020, we are working from the Institute of Legal Informatics at Saarland University again - naturally in compliance with all current hygiene and distance regulations. We look forward to welcoming you back on site! 

Stay healthy!

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


BMWi project: Designetz

In the "Designetz" project, Professor Sorge's chair is researching feasible solutions for the privacy-compliant handling of smart meter data. For more information see Designetz

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...

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