News and Events

"New standard contractual clauses for data transfers to third countries" will be the topic of Katrin Kirchert's lecture on Tuesday, January 11, from 6:15 to 7:45 pm. The lawyer from the Kirchert law firm in Berlin is a guest of the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice". Participation is free of charge and open to the public. You are invited join us online via the MS Teams conference system. Further information on the lecture series can be found from Professor Dr. Christoph Sorge`s website. Click here to access the dial-in link.


On December 13, Artificial intelligence and data protection - was the cutting-edge topic of the DatenTag ONLINE. High-ranking experts presented exciting theses and facts on the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence with regard to data protection law. Professor Dr. Georg Borges presented his expert opinion under the heading of "Potentials of Artificial Intelligence with regard to Data Protection Law" which initiated a fruitful discussion on the topic. 

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.

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 give a presentation under the heading "The Potential of Artificial Intelligence with regard to Data Protection Law". 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.




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.

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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