Copenhagen – Law and Technology in the Digital Society

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This summer ELSA Copenhagen will host a Summer ELSA Law School on law and technology. The ELSA Law School takes place from 22nd to 29th July 2018. The 7 days will include seminars at various law firms, IT companies and organisations, each covering different aspects of law and technology, such as Artificial Intelligence, FinTech and Cyber Security. Copenhagen is an ambitious and dynamic city with great opportunities for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Copenhagen is thus the perfect city in which to study law and technology as it has a lot of people who are front figures in this area.

The purpose of the seminars is to give the students a general understanding of technology and the legal issues that firms and companies face. Moreover, ELSA Copenhagen will arrange an extensive social programme in order for the students from across different countries to get to know each other. The programme will include sightseeing tours around Copenhagen, such as a Canal Tour and a visit to the Tivoli Gardens. Each evening different social activities will be planned, e.g. barbecue, pub-crawl and clubbing.

Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 350€
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 315€
Alumni/Member of a partner organisation - 400€
Non ELSA Member - 420€
Maximum extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
Two way airport transfer - 30€
Copenhagen, Denmark
Generator Hostels, Copenhagen
Number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Kromann Reumert, University of Copenhagen, Deloitte, Microsoft, Kammeradvokaten, Danish Technological Institute, Kennedys Law, The National Police Cyber Crime Center and PwC
Academic Programme

The academic programme will consist of seminars at various law firms, IT companies and other organisations that deals with technology. There will be topics about law and technology, such as Artificial Intellegence, FinTech and Cyber Sercurity.

Monday 23rd July: Introduction lecture at University of Copenhagen and visit to the professional services firm Deloitte (lecture on blockchain and bitcoin).

Tuesday 24th July: Visit to the IT company Microsoft and the law firm Kammeradvokaten (lecture on FinTech)

Wednesday 25th July: Visit to the Danish Technological Institute and visit to the law firm Kromann Reumert.

Thursday 26th July: Visit to the law firm Kennedys Law (lecture on Cyber Risks) and the The National Police Cyber Crime Center.

Friday 27th July: Visit to the professional services firm PwC (lecture on Cyber Security and Game of Threats) and a final workshop at University of Copenhagen.

*The programme is subject to changes.