LAST-JD - Joint International Doctoral (PhD) Degree in Law, Science and Technology

4 - Quality education; Teaching Projects; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014; 2015; 2016; 2017


The objective of the doctorate in “Law, Science and Technology” (LAST-JD) is to create an interdisciplinary integrated programme in order to face the new challenges that the information society and the newly emerging technologies will increasingly pose in the future in the legal domain and the socioethical field. Upon completion of the doctorate programme, participants will be able to become: – legal professionals in several specific ICT domains, e.g., privacy experts for biobanks or web sites; IPR experts on software, databases, robotic and genetic innovations; media law experts for web marketing companies and broadcasters; experts in patenting nanotechnology; – team leaders who can manage research or applicative ICT projects in a holistic way; – government officials able to manage innovative ICT and eGovernment, eJustice, eParliament projects, – leaders or researchers in specialised laboratories such as medical genetic centres, nanotechnology centres, robotic laboratories, and high tech software houses where Artificial Intelligence is applied; – members of ethic committees able to analyse ICT innovations and produce policy documents; – computer forensics experts in government or non-government departments; – security experts who can advice on privacy and data management topics; – legal knowledge engineers for modelling normative knowledge in different applications.