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Cyber Law

  • 15 credits

The main aim of the course Cyber Law is, having the interaction between law and information technology as a point of departure, to highlight the questions that arise as a result of society’s increased utilization of information technology (IT) and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Cyber Law is given as an elective course within the framework of the law program at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. Exchange students admitted by the department are also given access to the course.


Read more about exchange programmes at the Department of Law


During the course an analysis will be made concerning the regulation of digital systems and address the methodological questions that actualize with the development of these digital systems and their application. A special emphasis is placed on the development of technology within our society that challenges traditional forms of legal regulation and demands precise ethical considerations.

 

  • Course structure


    Follow the link below to read more about the course details.

    Syllabus - Cyber Law

     

    Teaching format


    Instruction consists of lectures and seminars. The language of instruction is English.
     

    Assessment


    Examination is conducted by means of compulsory and active attendance at all seminars. In addition, the student shall author and defend an essay and act as opponent vis-à-vis another student’s essay.
     

  • More information


    Learning platform

    During the course, registered students will receive additional course information on the Athena learning platform.

    https://athena.itslearning.com/


    Previous course website

    For those who read this course during a previous semester and then used FastReg as learning platform, you can reach the old website through the link below.

    FastReg


    The Departement

    Read more about education at the Department of Law at Stockholm University on our homepage.

    Education - Department of Law 

     

  • Contact


    Course contact: 
    cyl@juridicum.su.se  

    Teaching assistant: 
    Johan Rosell 

    Course manager: 
    Stanley Greenstein