The IT Law programme (University of Tartu School of Law) is driven by the high demand for IT Law specialists in the private and public sector as well as the ambitions of Estonia as an IT country and a forerunner in innovative digital initiatives in Europe and beyond (e-estonia.com). It coordinates MA and PhD studies in IT Law and conducts research on secure e-services, data protection and international cyber security. The Programme was acknowledged with the "Idea of the Year" prize in 2013.
The University of Tartu (est. 1632) is the largest higher education and research center in Estonia. It ranks among the top 2 percent of the world's best universities (Times Higher Education World University Ranking). UT operates the most influential School of Law in the country.
Conducting research in the various fields of IT Law - IP related to IT, e-commerce, data protection, AI, cybersecurity, etc.
EUR 150.00 per month
Other: An opportunity to take part in the events organised by IT Law Programme, should they take place at the time of the traineeship.
graduate - bachelor
Civil Law - Advanced
Civil Procedure - General
Commercial Law - General
Contract Law - General
Human Rights - General
Industrial & Intellectual Property Law - Advanced
Information Technology Law - Advanced
Tort Law - General
English - Fluent
When applying for the traineeship at the IT Law Programme, please pay particular attention to the quality of your letter of motivation. It should be at least 5000 characters (with spaces) long and specify:
1) why you are interested in learning more and contributing to the development of the field of Information Technology Law;
2) which particular skills you bring along for your work in the IT Law Programme in Estonia.
For background on the E-Government and IT sector in Estonia, please see https://e-estonia.com and have a look at the IT Law Programme website.