Law and Technology: Regulatory Challenges and the Way Forward

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July 04 - July 17
Organizing unit
Faculty of Law, International Centre
Application deadline
May 15
Course fee
To be announced
Target group
Undergraduate law students and PhD students of law
Language of instruction
Course Location
Pécs, Hungary

Nowadays, the rapid development of technological solutions and the interconnectedness of the legal environment have become unavoidable, knowledge of which may be a key competence for all legal professionals in the future.

The courses of the summer university cover the topics related to the above in order to be able to present horizontal aspects to the participants about the existing and future changes and aspects. Accordingly, during the training, among others, we will explore the most interesting new developments in the field modern data protection law and other information regulation, deal with the rise of algorithm-based decisions, AI and IoT applications in public and private activities, and deal with new liability questions and smart contracts. The courses of the summer university are based on interactive group exercises, case studies, and a summary of practical experiences.

Learning outcomes: The courses of the summer school aims to prepare students to deal effectively with problems encountered in practice, to synthesize key legal requirements and literature. In addition, it aims to promote students' ability to cooperate internationally and to develop their foreign language competencies. Students will be able to 

1. Analyse the emerging forms of modern technological development according to a system of legal criteria,
2. Interpret technological phenomena from a legal point of view
3. Provide adequate and well-founded legal responses to the challenges of an ever-changing and technology-oriented environment,
4. Apply their acquired skills in an international environment.

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