|Module label||Data Protection Law|
|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Faculty/Institute||Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Law)|
|Used in course of study||
|Skills to be acquired in this module||
Upon completion of the module, students will be able to:
The module gives an overview on data protection laws. Basic knowledge of data protection regulations (DSGVO; BDSG) and existing protection mechanisms is imparted. Within the framework of the seminar, the discussed topics will be deepened with the help of seminar papers and individual aspects will be discussed in more detail.
The event will highlight the new informational structures in modern society and their effects on data protection and data security. Questions concerning general personal rights, freedom of information, IT security and relevant criminal law regulations will be discussed on the basis of examples and legally provided protection mechanisms as well as the tasks of supervisory authorities will be discussed. In particular, the most important decisions on data protection will be covered in detail during the seminar.
At the seminar, students will have the opportunity to prepare in-depth seminar papers on the various topics, which will then be discussed with all participants.
Kühling/Klar/Sackmann, Datenschutzrecht, 2018.
Further literature references will be given in the lecture.
|Language of instruction||German|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
|Modulart||je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht|
|Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Examination||Time of examination||Type of examination|
|Final exam of module||
typically 6 weeks after your presentation
Seminar paper and presentation or
Term paper or
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload attendance|
|Total time of attendance for the module||56 h|