Finland, Joensuu

Internet Crime

when 8 August 2016 - 19 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500

The course aims to provide the students with a solid theoretical and practical knowledge of the Internet law and on the strategies adopted by the police and the prosecution service in combating cybercrime.
The course explores a wide range of criminal conducts relating to both traditional forms of cybercrime and emerging issues developing on different Internet platforms such as social media, or phenomena such as gaming or Bitcoin.

Course leader

ciulio.calcara(at)uef.fi

Target group

The course is directed mainly to master and doctoral students of law, social sciences or informatics. It is also suitable for professionals working in law enforcement, judicial system and private or governmental institutions or enterprises combating internet crime.

Course aim

The course analyses international agreements and utilizes recent domestic and international cases in different cybercrime areas. The course focuses on the main legal issues, both substantive and procedural, concerning cybercrime and computer-related crime. The students learn through solving cases together with professionals. The object of study is a wide range of criminal conducts relating to both traditional forms of cybercrime and emerging issues developing on Internet platforms such as social media, or phenomena such as gaming or Bitcoin. The main practical and legal challenges encountered by the police and the prosecution services on the domestic and international level will be addressed.

Credits info

5 ECTS
ECTS

Fee info

EUR 500: Course fee

Scholarships

Not available