Internet Law (FS18)

Content of the Course

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


This 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:

Submission of slides:

  • Deadline: 10 May 2018, 23:59 CEST
  • Possible formats: Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, Adobe PDF, Prezi
  • E-mail to

3. Recess: 11/12 May 2018

Presentation of papers and plenary discussion

Teams and allocation of topics

We will try to match students during the first and second lecture. Your presence is therefore recommended.

Teams: 3-4 members

Topics: will be announced during the first lecture

Allocation of topics:

Submission of topic preferences: until 9 March 2018

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 12 March 2018.