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Summer Course on European Data Protection Law

, 16 September 2024 – 20 September 2024

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This summer course is intended to give participants an overview of the fundamentals of European data protection law. It will tackle the main legal questions related to the application of GDPR and related instruments by discussing legislative developments and relevant case law, as well as by solving practical case studies. You will have the opportunity to interact with high-level experts who will help you deal with everyday data protection issues.

Key topics

  • The fundamentals of European data protection law
  • Crossroads of GDPR and e-Privacy
  • Roles and responsibilities of data controllers, processors and (joint) controllers
  • Protection of citizens’ rights and available remedies in practice
  • Supervision over data protection compliance
  • The role of Data Protection Officers (DPOs)
  • International data transfers
  • Handing personal data breaches
  • Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • Compliance with data protection rules

Visit to the CJEU in Luxembourg

Participants in this summer course will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Who should attend?

This summer course will provide basic knowledge in the field of European data protection law. It is addressed to lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, EU and national civil servants seeking an introduction to European data protection law.

As preparation for this summer course, you are invited to follow the e-learning course on data protection available on ERA’s website.

Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 16 July 2024
by 16 August 2024
after 16 August 2024
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discount
  • 10 % by 16.08.2024
  • 20 % by 16.07.2024
Discounts available
  • EU and ERA Patrons
    Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), Albania, United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.
  • Young lawyers and other groups
    Young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on request); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions.
  • Discount Voucher Code
    If you have a discount voucher code, please enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

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Overnight accommodation in Trier

There are special rates for ERA participants at three excellent hotels in Trier.

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  • Each of our summer courses provides you with an intensive, efficient and practical training from Europe's leading experts in these fields.
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