• From August 9 to 13: Join cutting-edge research at this year's Summer Camp!
    From August 9 to 13: Join cutting-edge research at this year's Summer Camp!


    We are pleased to invite you to this year´s "Summer Camp IT and Law 2021" for young researchers.

    Participants may attend online or in-person on site!

    Apply now!

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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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  • 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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  • 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

For the second time, the Institute of Legal Informatics is hosting a hybrid "Summer Camp" on the topic of "IT and Law". From 9 to 12 August 2021, interested parties have the opportunity to attend expert lectures on cutting-edge research questions and participate in workshops and discussions on the Institute's current research projects. The topics of the Summer Camp range from AI and Law and IoT to Legal Tech, Data Protection and IT Security. Participation is free of charge. Further Information on the programme and registration can be found here.

On June 24, Professor Dr. Georg Borges gave a presentation on AI systems and product liability at the world's primary international conference addressing research in Artificial Intelligence and Law, the "ICAIL - 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law 2021". From 21 to 25 June, renowned scientists discussed their latest research findings and practical applications on the topic of Artificial Intelligence & Law in various lectures and workshops.

E-justice, legal tech, smart contracts - for aspiring lawyers, the work environment of the future does not only contain paragraphs, but also requires interdisciplinary digital competence in a highly connected society. The LL.M. programme "Information Technology and Law" and the certificate programme "IT-Law and Legal Informatics" of the Institute of Legal Informatics offers two interdisciplinary courses at the cutting edge of IT and law, combining legal expertise with fundamental competences in the IT field.

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


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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