Denmark, Aarhus

E-Commerce Law

when 16 July 2014 - 13 August 2014
duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

E-Commerce Law is a course that builds on top of the competences the students have achieved during their participation in other legal courses in national, international or EU law. Further, it builds upon the knowledge gained in economic courses, especially in E-Business courses. The aim of this course is to make the student capable of identifying legal problems arising in relation to the commercial usage of the Internet. Moreover, the student must be able to identify the law applicable in each situation and apply the law to specific legal problems.

Course leader

Evelyne J. B. Sørensen, Aarhus University

Target group

Master's students

Course aim

The course will focus on aspects of online contracting, consumer protection, intellectual property rights, advertising and marketing, taxation and jurisdiction and governing law. The main focus will be EU law, and the international obligations of the EU. Taking the global nature of e-commerce into account, the EU approach will be supplemented by other relevant international law and inspiring national governmental or self-regulatory systems.

Fee info

EUR 0: Students on a bilateral exchange programme do not have to pay. Freemovers are obliged to pay participation fees while tuition fees only apply to freemovers from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland.