News and Events

On January 28, Professor Christoph Sorge gave a presentation on "Technical aspects of data protection-compliant digital identities" as part of the 16th European Data Protection Day at the invitation of Monica Grethel, the Saarland Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. The event of the Conference of Independent Federal and State Data Protection Supervisors (DSK) was held under the heading "The digital wallet in the EU - data protection nightmare or milestone for shaping Europe's digital future?". 

Automated contracting has been part of commercial relationships in business and the industry for a long time. However, these interactions between machines raise intricate legal and IT security issues. Looking to remove these hurdles, the "Industry 4.0 Legal-Testbed" project is conducting research in a consortium of four partners to develop new intelligent systems. On January 19, Professor Dr. Georg Borges gave an insight into the current state of research.

"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 Tuesday, January 25, at 6:15 p.m., Anna Cardillo will give a lecture on ISO 27001 certification as part of the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice." The lawyer is a specialist in data protection law, an active data protection auditor, data protection officer, trainer and business coach. The online lecture is free of charge and open to the public. You are invited to dial in via the MS Teams conference system. Click here for the dial-in link. A complete schedule of the lecture series and its topics can be found from Professor Dr. Christoph Sorge website.


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. 

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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