Chair of Public Law, Media Law and Information Law
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Chair of Public Law, Media Law and Information Law

Current Affairs

In winter semester 2018/19 the Chair offers a Schwerpunktseminar on "Algorithmen, künstliche Intelligenz und autonome Systeme - Regelungsfelder und Regelungsstrategien" ("Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems - Fields to Regulate and Strategies for Regulation"). Register and hand in your papers until October 15, 2018. The seminar will take place November 2, 2018.
The Chair is organising a students excursion to the Bundesverfassungsgericht in Karlsruhe December, 5 and 6, 2018. Details will be available at the beginning of the winter semester."


The Chair focuses on media law issues and works on a text book on media law; the book is planned to be published in 2020.

Besides media law, the Chair works on issues like the regulation of algorithms, data protection law, and professional conduct of attorneys. An upcoming issue will be the collision of information law.

The Chair is part of the research cluster "Cyber<>Spaces".


Prof Kai von Lewinski

Lectures, courses and seminars offered by the members of the Chair cover public law (constitution law, administrative law), information law and media law. Lectures on "Allgemeine Staatslehre" (general state theory) are given on a regular basis. Occasionally, professional conduct and legal history is taught.

The Chair's law clinic helps start-ups from the Passau region and student entrepreneurs.


Please contact me directly in or after lectures and seminars. Or make an appointment via 


Personal Assistant:
Phone: +49(0)851-509-2221

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.