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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.

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!

Dear visitors of our website!

Since 17th March, Saarland University has been suspended and work on campus has largely ceased. The staff of the Institute for Legal Informatics are continuing to work as best as they can remotely.

Contact to the Institute is limited, and meetings in person are not possible currently. You can however reach us by telephone from 8-12 a.m. on +49 681 302 3105 or by e-mail.

Stay healthy!
Prof. Dr Georg. Borges

Due to the ongoing corona pandemic and in accordance with current hygiene restrictions we are sorry to inform you that this years Summer School is cancelled. 

Instead of the Summer School, a one-day Online Conference “IT and Legal Informatics 2020” will be held on Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 10:00 – 16:30 (CEST).

(last updated on 03.08.2020)

Following the success of the past years, we will again be running an International Summer School at Saarland University from 10th to 15th august.

From the 5th to the 7th of February 2020 the congress of corporate lawyers took place in Berlin. Together with Björn Böker, VDI, Prof. Dr. Georg Borges presented the topic "The development and operation of a legal testbed as a virtual sandbox- a stress test for digital legal issues", the project "Recht- Testbed Industrie 4.0", in which the Institut of Legal Informatics is significantly involved in. 

The slides of the lecture of Prof. Dr. Georg Borges can be found here


In this BMBF-subsidised project, the Chair of Prof. Borges is examining the legal questions raised by collaborative working on encrypted documents. More information...


In the BMBF-subsidised project »Trustworthy exchange of intellectual property in industry«, the Chair of Prof Borges is answering open legal questions relating to Enterprise Rights Management. More information...

Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing

A total of 13 papers have been published as part of the BMWi's technology programme »Trusted Cloud«. The papers serve as an introduction to the legal aspects of Cloud Computing, answer a number of legal questions and offer potential new solutions to previously unsolved issues. You can download and order copies of these papers. More information...

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