The 2015 Internet L@w Summer School, organised every year by the University of the Geneva, is taking place on 15-26 June 2015. The law school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss Internet law and policies issues with experts coming from leading institutions.
The Internet L@w Summer School offers the opportunity to learn and discuss internet law and policies with experts from leading institutions including the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, the Geneva Internet Platform, the Internet Society, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the World Economic Forum (WEF), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), as well as from other prestigious academic or governmental institutions and global internet companies (eBay and Google).
Topics to be covered include on-line privacy law, telecom and Internet infrastructure, intellectual property, antitrust, online content licensing, legal issues of social media and cloud computing, and much more.
The programme for the 2015 edition is now available.
For its first session (in June 2014), the Internet l@w summer school welcomed participants from very diverse background and countries including Argentina, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Lithuania and Ukraine.
Key features of the Summer School include:
- Studing Internet Law in Geneva, where the World Wide Web was born and where global Internet law and policy issues are debated.
- Courses taught by a mix of academics, practitioners and representatives of global policy makers, international organisations and Internet companies who will share their expertise and discuss cutting edge Internet law issues with the participants.
- Broad range of courses, including online privacy law, telecom and Internet infrastructure, intellectual property, antitrust, on-line content licensing, legal issues of social media and cloud computing, and much more.
- Unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the course of an Internet law clinic and to discuss Internet law issues with Geneva-based global regulators and policy makers.
The course director is Professor Jacques de Werra, University of Geneva.
For more details about the Summer School, visit the school's website.
The University of Geneva is a member of the Steering Committee of the Geneva Internet Platform.