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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.

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!

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.

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.

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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