Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó

Director of the Institute for Legal Informatics (together with Prof. Dr. Metzger)

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Curriculum vitae

1968 Born in Vienna
1974 - 1986 Attended school in Vienna
June 1986 General qualification for university entrance with distinction
1986 - 1990 Academic studies of law, philosophy and linguistics in Vienna and Paris (Paris II Pantheon-Assas)
1997 Graduation in Law in Vienna (with a jurisprudential thesis)
1990 - 2000 Assistant at the Institute for Roman Law (University of Vienna)
1996 - 2000 IT officer in law from the University of Vienna
since October 1998 Director of the university training course for legal informatics at the University of Vienna
2000 - 2002 Administrator of a law professor of computer science at the Faculty of Law, University of Hanover
July 2002 Call for a professorship in IT law and legal computer science at the University of Hanover (assuming the appointment on 1 October 2002)
May 2005 Call for a professorship for IT and European Law at the Danube University Krems (Austria, rejected)
since April 2007 Head of the IRI and responsible for the supplementary course in computer science law


Prof. Forgó reads "Seminar Contemporary Problems in IT/IP Law and European Regulation", "Krisenphänomen Rechtstheorie? Juristisches Entscheiden im elektronischen Zeitalter" and "Comparative Legal Aspects in the Information Society, including Competition Law".