Digitalization, Ethics & Values

In a first step, we will discuss the question which role these two non-legal disciplines play in EU law and how they are imported into the legal sphere. In a second step, we will discuss what those mentioned EU values and the precautionary principle mean for those new phenomena in the context of digitalization.

Registration dates 01 February 2023 24 April 2023
Course dates 24 May 2023 31 May 2023
Registration is open
Digitalization, Ethics & Values

Learning outcomes

As digitalization is already changing the way we live and work, this MCI Webinar strives to raise awareness and the make students familiar with some concepts, which might be important in the discussion of these new phenomena.

Course content

  • Relationship of EU law and science
  • Relationship of EU law and ethics
  • EU values (general ones and specific ones) and their general meaning
  • Examples of current challenges of digitalization:
    o Artificial intelligence (AI),
    o Self-driving cars (‘autonomous vehicles’),
    o Drones (‘Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems’, RPAS),
    o Humanoid robots …
  • … in different fields (selection)
    o Future of work (labour market),
    o Healthcare and care of the elderly,
    o Transportation and traffic,
    o Education
  • EU precautionary principle for situations of uncertainty in new developments
  • plus their meaning in the context of digitalization.

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