Summer School


Celebratory Summer School in Honour of the 70th Birthday of Professor Wolfgang Mincke (Dr., Dr.h.c)

Venue:                                   University of Lapland, Lecture Halls 3 & 2,
Yliopistonkatu 8, Rovaniemi, Finland

Schedule:                              26th–30th August 2013
Opening of the Summer School on Monday, 26th August 2013, 16:00–19:00

For more details, see the attached program

Language of Instruction:  English

Theme:                                  The Remarkable Changes of Network Society During the Last Years

Lecturers:                            Professor Ahti Saarenpää, University of Lapland
Professor Rauno Korhonen, University of Lapland
Professor Antti Syväjärvi, University of Lapland
LL.D, Docent, Audit General Tuomas Pöysti
Professor Hannu Nieminen, University of Helsinki
Professor Manuel Masseno, Beja Polytechnics, Portugal
Professor Monica Palmirani, University of Bologna, School of Law - CIRSFID
Doctorand Dino Girardi, University of Bologna, Italy & University of Lapland
Doctorand Kisakisa Kiwara, University of Lapland
Doctorand Anu Ojala, University of Lapland
Doctorand Aleksander Wiatrowski, University of Lapland

Credits:                                 Exchange students and other foreign participants can pass one of the following courses:

Privacy, Data Protection and Data Security (5 credits, OLAW0904) OR

Law of Personality (5 credits)

The requirements for passing are active daily attendance and participation in a written examination on the last day of the Summer School.

Exam Requirements:         Proposal for a regulation of the European parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) - COM(2012) 11 final

English version.

The exam will consist of three questions that may base on the proposed General Data Protection Regulation or material delivered by the lecturers during the summer school.

Registration:                        Registrations are to be sent to Mr. Juhana Riekkinen (juhana.riekkinen [at] no later than on 23rd August 2013

Further Information:           For further information, please contact Professor Rauno Korhonen (rauno.korhonen [at]