Internet Law (FS20)

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 lectures

Due to the current situation, the lectures will be taught via digital media (podcast, video, multimedia etc.) until further notice. Your instructor will inform you directly about the respective procedure.

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: tba
  • Possible formats: Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, Adobe PDF, Prezi
  • E-mail to

3. Recess: 15/16 May 2020

  • Presentation of papers
  • 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:

Deadline for submission of topic preferences: 6 March 2020

E-mail to

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