Internet Law (FS17)

Content of the Course

This course will cover the most important areas of law with regard to the Internet, mostly from an EU perspective.


The course will be entirely taught in English.

Structure of the course

1. Introduction

seven "traditional" lectures

2. Preparation of papers on selected topics in teams

max. 8,000 words (not incl. front page, indices, footnotes, declaration of originality)

Submission of paper:

3. Recess: 12/13 May 2017

Presentation of papers and plenary discussion

Teams and allocation of topics

Teams: 3-4 members

Topics: will be announced during the first lecture

Allocation of topics:

Submission of topic preferences: until 8 March 2017

E-mail to

  • Name, matriculation number
  • 3 topic preferences (1 = highest priority; 3 = lowest priority)
  • Names of other team members

Assignments will be communicated on 9 March 2017