The Master of Laws degree commonly known as the LL.M., is an advanced graduate law degree. Candidates often already hold a first degree in law and are interested in furthering their studies of the law. Obtaining an LL.M. possesses a number of distinct advantages.
The LLM in Information Technology degree provides advanced knowledge and complete understanding of information technology law. A person would have the opportunity to select from a broad range of subjects. Upon graduation, you can work as an international intelligence officer, or IT surveillance manager and other related professions.
There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.
Master of Laws Degree Part time in Technology Law Studies in Europe
The LLM in Internet Law & Policy is also known as the LLM in IT & Telecommunications Law. The course structure and module choices are identical. You'll have the choice of an interchangeable title that best reflects your desired sector and country of employment. [+]
The LLM in Internet Law & Policy is also known as the LLM in IT & Telecommunications Law. The course structure and module choices are identical. You'll have the choice of an interchangeable title that best reflects your desired sector and country of employment.
Internet Law, Internet Policy, IT & Telecoms Law are fast-changing areas of legal specialization that have a large international reach and strong employment prospects.You’ll study
This course is offered through distance learning with intake in September.
You'll complete six modules.
Legal Research (LLM/PgDip)
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The Advanced Master's in Law and Digital Technologies covers, in a systematical and practical way, the legal and regulatory theory and systems from a diversity of essential topics. [+]
How does the digitization and mass distribution of creative work affect intellectual property rights? In what ways can digital technology regulations evolve to better protect individuals and organizations from identity fraud or security breaches?
What does this master's programme entail?
The focus of the programme is the deepening and widening of knowledge in the field of law and governance of digital technologies, such as internet, computers, mobile devices, persuasive technologies, and ambient intelligence, in an international and multidisciplinary context.
The programme provides students with a thorough insight into the multiple modes (i.e. law, contract, and technology) of regulating emerging and converging digital technologies at the global international level, EU level, national level or business level.... [-]
This unique and internationally focused LLM programme explores how the law responds to, regulates, and promotes new and emerging technologies. [+]
This unique and internationally focused LLM programme explores how the law responds to, regulates, and promotes new and emerging technologies.
Innovative technologies and convergence in technologies are causing unprecedented societal change. New legal issues are arising, and new regulatory responses emerging. The law can help – or hinder – society’s ability to reap the optimal rewards from technological development.
Across the programme, you will study different modes of regulation – the law, the markets, the technology itself – and critically analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each. The potential of technology to support legal and judicial processes is also examined.... [-]
This LLM in Information Technology Law focuses on the regulatory framework that governs information technology within international, European and domestic settings. [+]
This LLM in Information Technology Law focuses on the regulatory framework that governs information technology within international, European and domestic settings.
The programme is highly topical, exploring the second generation – and sometimes even third generation – of regulation that has evolved from the legal framework of the early 2000s. New developments in technology are also a key focus, as these force us to constantly review the very concept of information technology and appropriate legal responses.
Information technology regulation operates across jurisdictions, and a cross-fertilization of regulatory responses occurs at the interface between domestic, regional and international law. Our aim is to enable you to understand this cross-fertilization, to be able to contextualize it and place yourself within it.... [-]
This programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the relationships between law, technology, commerce and society in the widest possible sense. [+]
This programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the relationships between law, technology, commerce and society in the widest possible sense.
It explores the role of law in responding to, regulating and promoting, new and emerging technologies, and also emphasizes the role of technology in supporting and guiding legal and judicial processes.
The focus of the degree is on the international nature of the subject matter and each course offers a comparative analysis of current legal developments.Programme structure
This programme offers a range of courses from the fields of technology, communications, IP and medical law with an international perspective, giving you the option to tailor the programme to suit your needs and interests.... [-]
LL.M. Business Transactions and Technology Transfer [+]
The LL.M. program offers a sound further education in the design of international contracts as well as the marketing of technology through license agreements. The course participants should be enabled to independently solve problems that arise in international treaty practice and technology transfer.
The first part of the specialization course focuses on the design of international contracts. The basics include international private law issues such as choice of law, CISG and alternative forms of dispute resolution. In addition, the course addresses the hedging performance from the customer's perspective, the assurance of payment entitlements and contract enforceability in different international contexts. An overview of the measures that enable companies of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) obligations are also essential. The module Technology Transfer first explains how technology is protected by patent, copyright, design, trademark and know-how protection. In the second part of this module the focus is on the commercialization of technology through licensing agreements. The LL.M. International Business Transactions and Technology Transfer focuses on the aspects of Swiss, European, American, and International Law. The student should be able to solve the problems independently that arise in international contract practice and technology transfer.... [-]