The Center for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi is delighted to announce the first edition of the Certificate Course in Technology Law and Policy – a 6-month online certificate course organized and delivered by academics and expert researchers from CCG and NLU Delhi. The course is an exciting opportunity to learn the legal, public policy, and sociopolitical contours of cyberspace, as well as the law and politics of technology. The course provides students with the opportunity to interact and learn from renowned policy practitioners and experienced professionals in the field of technology law and policy. The course will start in February 2022 and end in July 2022. Registration for the course is now open and will end on February 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM IST.
About the Center
The Center for Communication Governance at the Delhi National Law University (CCG) was established in 2013 to ensure that Indian legal education institutions engage more meaningfully in law and policy. information and contribute to improved governance and policy-making. GCC is the only academic research center dedicated to undertaking rigorous academic research on information law and policy in India and has in a short time become a leading institution in Asia. CCG uses its academic and policy research to meaningfully engage in policy-making in India by participating in public consultations, contributing to parliamentary committees and other advisory groups, and organizing seminars and workshops. workshops for capacity building of the various stakeholders in the field of digital rights.
CCG has built an extensive network and works with a range of international academic institutions and political organisations. These include United Nations Development Programme, Law Commission of India, NITI Aayog, various ministries and regulators of Government of India, International Telecommunication Union, UNGA WSIS , the Paris Appeal, the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford University, the Global Freedom of Expression and Information Jurisprudence Project at the University of Columbia, the Hans Bredow Institute at the University of Hamburg, the Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford, the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Center for AI and Data Governance from Singapore Management University. The Center has also launched freely accessible online databases – Privacy Law Library (PLL) and High Court Tracker (HCT) to track privacy case law across the country and the world to help researchers and other stakeholders interested in learning more about privacy regulations and case law. .
About the course
The Center for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi has opened registration for an online certificate course on technology law and policy.
The course is designed to ensure students’ nuanced engagement with the legal, public policy, and sociopolitical contours of technology and cyberspace, their implications for our society, and its regulation. The course will address key topics in technology law and policy, including data protection and privacy, platform governance, cybersecurity and information security, regulation of emerging technologies, intellectual property and law. competition. Students will be exposed to current and proposed legislation on cyber laws in India and globally, global policy developments, comparative case law following evolving rights, and emerging challenges and risks.
This course will provide students with the understanding and knowledge to effectively navigate the rapidly changing space of technology law and policy and assess contemporary developments.
Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes
The course aims to ensure that students are:
- Equipped with a solid understanding of theoretical concepts relating to privacy and data protection, emerging technologies, platform governance, cybersecurity and information security, intellectual property and copyright competition
- Familiar with various national cybersecurity laws, including laws associated with technology and information law and policy, intellectual property, and competition law
- Knowledge of global practices and legal and regulatory frameworks governing data protection and privacy, emerging technologies, platform governance, cyber and information security, intellectual property and competition law
- Knowing the interplay between privacy and competition laws and the various regulatory approaches taken by different countries
- Equipped to navigate the interplay between technology law and intellectual property law
- Familiar with the cybersecurity and information security policy domain and understand their interaction with privacy
- Familiar with the challenges of data governance as well as the regulation of platforms and their interaction with emerging technologies and the policy and legal approaches being developed to address these issues.
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We recommend that students set aside an average of 4-8 hours per week to attend the monthly online sessions scheduled on weekends and to complete the required courses (including viewing of recorded lectures, assessment exercises) and readings prescribed.
- Lawyers/advocates, professionals (business, industry, government, civil society, media/journalists), policy professionals, academics and researchers interested in the field of information and technology law and policy and graduates of all disciplines are well placed to apply for the course.
- Applicants with an undergraduate degree in any field (legal and non-legal) from a recognized university, with a minimum of 55% pointsare eligible to apply for this course.
- Students currently in the 4th and 5th year of a five-year law program can also apply.
There will be no restrictions on age, nationality, gender, employment status in the admission process.
A total of 35 seats are available for the course.
Interested candidates can register for the course through the online link provided here.
Deadline to apply: February 15, 2022 (11:59 PM IST)
INR 50,000/- (all inclusive and non-refundable) payable at time of registration.
For any request, please contact us at [email protected] with the subject line ‘CCG NLUD Certificate Course in Technology Law and Policy’. Emails sent without the subject line “CCG NLUD Certificate Course on Technology Law and Policy” may go undetected.