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In collaboration with the University of Ulm both the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Heidelberg offer highly qualified graduates the opportunity to undertake

doctoral research (Dr. iur/ Dr. rer. nat.)

in the field of digital law. Highly qualified students are offered an associated membership within the framework of the newly established Kolleg on 1st July 2017.

In the framework of your doctoral research or associated membership you will provide preliminary work on the “algorithmizing” of Law, e.g. with text mining methods, working on legal-theoretical questions about the adoption of artificial intelligence in law and reflecting methodical and constitutional provisions for the use of self-learning systems which work with probability prognoses.

As a member of the Kolleg you will take part in its events. Ideally you will find a participant of the other faculty as a tandem partner.

Applicants for a doctoral thesis can also apply for a scholarship from the Kolleg granted by the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Candidates are requested to submit their applications until 15th September 2017 , via E-Mail to the speaker of the Kolleg (

The application must be accompanied by:

A curriculum vitae, leaving certificates with evidence of meeting the doctoral requirements or reasons for a possible dispensing of the requirements as well as a letter of motivation.

Applicants can furthermore attach a thematic outline if they have already concrete ideas for a theme.

The admission of the first members to the Kolleg is planned for the 1st October 2017.

Invitation to tender:

For any requests please contact:


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Letzte Änderung: 2017-10-25
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