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 as well as artificial intelligence.
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.
This STEP Traineeship is available both as an online and on-site vacancy.
The tasks of the STEP Trainee include inter alia conducting research in the various fields of IT law, e.g. IP related to IT, e-commerce, data protection, AI, cybersecurity, etc.
EUR 150 per month
Other: Office space, possibility to participate in the courses in the IT Law Master's Programme
Civil Law - Advanced
Civil Procedure - General
Commercial Law - General
Industrial & Intellectual Property Law - Advanced
Information Technology Law - Advanced
Tort Law - General
English - Fluent
***The STEP Traineeship may be conducted either online or on-site as negotiated directly with the candidates.***
When applying for the traineeship at the IT Law Programme, please pay particular attention to the quality of your letter of motivation. It should 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 two-month duration ends by 30th June 2021. We suggest that the traineeship does not fall on the months of August and July. However, flexibility is possible.