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Summer Course on European Information Technology Law

, 20 September 2021 – 24 September 2021

Event number:

Area of law:

Telecommunications Law

If you register for the face-to-face event and due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are obliged to hold the event online-only, you will have the option either to switch to the online-only event (in which case we will reimburse you the difference) or to cancel your participation at no cost.


This course will provide a thorough introduction to European information technology law.

Key topics

  • Internet regulation in the European Union
  • Role, responsibility and accountability of online platforms
  • Regulating e-commerce in Europe  
  • Information technologies and intellectual property law
  • EU legal framework applicable to data: sui generis protection of databases, trade secrets protection, free flow of data, data privacy in the digital world, data concentration
  • Online and smart contracts
  • Private international law and information technologies  
  • Cybersecurity

Visit to the European Court of Justice

It is currently planned that participants in the summer course will have the opportunity to visit the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg. In the event that this visit cannot take place due to restrictions imposed by the Court in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, an alternative will be offered.

Who should attend?

Practitioners seeking an introduction to European information technology law.
Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 20 July 2021
by 20 August 2021
after 20 August 2021
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discounts

  • 10 % by 20.08.2021
  • 20 % by 20.07.2021
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), 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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There are special rates for ERA participants at three excellent hotels in Trier.


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