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. According to the QS World University Rankings law studies in University of Tartu were are 251-300 for the second consecutive year.
Conducting research in the various fields of IT Law - IP related to IT, ecommerce,
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
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.
Please note that we are flexible with the starting time of the traineeship, as long as the 2 month duration ends by 31st July 2020. We suggest that the traineeship does not fall on the months of August and July, however flexibility is possible.