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Ministry of Justice NRW welcomes the new educational program ITM

The Ministry of Justice of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia has issued a detailed statement to the Landtag on the closure of the ITM focal point in Münster. In a letter dated 28 March, it stated: “The reason published on the internet for the closure of the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law at… Read more »

Education in ITM only until summer term 2023

Unfortunately, we do not see ourselves in a position to continue teaching the ITM focus area in the long term. Instead, we will close the specialisation area 3/ITM after the transition period has expired. On the one hand, the faculty has decided not to fill Mr Holznagel’s chair again with a successor who is versed… Read more »

Art law clinic South Africa

Within the framework of a joint project of law students at Stellenbosch University and the civil law department of the Institute for Information, Telecommunications and Media Law at the WWU Münster, great things have been achieved in the past few weeks. With the creation of a comprehensive guide for artists, which provides answers to the… Read more »

New teaching program on ITM

It was an experiment: the new nationwide additional training on information and media law at the ITM/University of Münster. Free of charge, students and practitioners from all over Germany were able to attend the two courses on information law and media law by Professor Dr Thomas Hoeren and Professor Dr Bernd Holznagel. And even at… Read more »

Data protection in Austria

Mr Lukas Moormann (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration) gave a highly regarded lecture to the ITM on data protection in Austria on Monday, 7 February 2022. In front of the broad audience, he explained the constitutional foundations up to the ECHR. Then he described the legal process in matters of data protection, especially… Read more »

Fair data spaces in Münster

On Saturday 5 February 2021, the first workshop of the BMBF research network Fair data spaces took place with large participation of researchers from all over Germany. The main focus was on the intellectual property and data protection issues of the use of cross-border cloud platforms in the context of NFDI and GaiaX. The workshop… Read more »

Lecture Prof. Rostalski on AI and Law

On Monday, 31 January 2021, Prof. Dr. Dr. Frauke Rostalski gave a lecture on the question “Can AI replace humans in jurisprudence and the administration of justice?” as part of the focus lecture on information law. Professor Rostalski holds the Chair of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Philosophy of Law and Comparative Law at the… Read more »

Fair data spaces

The exchange of data between science and business is becoming increasingly important. For this reason, the FAIR-Data Spaces project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is creating a common cloud-based data space. The data exchange is to comply with the so-called FAIR principles, according to which data must be findable, accessible, interoperable… Read more »