Time to Become Digital in Law

Action: Erasmus+ KA226 - Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness 2020

While taking advantage of modern technologies at low environmental costs, the project raises awareness of digital demands in HE in law and fosters the creation of digital literacy and digital competence that is needed in the law labour market, thereby fostering free circulation of highly educated workers; and creating open and inclusive society of legal knowledge and open access to scientific area dealing with effects of digitalization on law and legal education.

Coordinator: Sveuciliste Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku (University of Osijek), Prof. Mirela Župan

Unimi Coordinator: Francesca C. Villata

Partners:

  • Sveuciliste Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku (Croatia) (Coordinator)
  • Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy)
  • University Court of the University of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)
  • Sveuciliste u Zagrebu Sveucilisni Racunski Centar (Croatia)

Objectives:

The overall objective of the proposal is to advance utilization of digital technologies in the higher education in law. There are four specific objectives. Firstly, DIGinLaw aims to contribute to building and advancement of performance of online HE teaching in law. This specific objective is assured by providing a quality training on digital competences addressed to law professors and lecturers. Trainings would develop digital competences of HE law lecturers at three law faculties involved and result in an advanced level of performance of online HE teaching in law. Secondly, DIGinLaw aims to address the needs of labour market in the law profession by providing a high-quality training on digital competences to law students, as well as by their enrolment on high standard online courses. Gained transferable digital competences and skills correspond to EQF level 7 and 8 hereby addressing to the needs of the EU law profession labour market. Third specific objective of DIGinLaw is to create open online resources in law by the development of 12 high standard e-learning courses in law (MOOCs); which will be open and available not only to law students of the 3 law faculties involved but also available for students worldwide. Fourth specific objective of DIGinLaw is to foster open access research area addressing issues of digitalization of legal education and law by means of research activity (desk research, publication of written scientific papers and presentation at a scientific academic conference) in the area of digitalization of legal education and law, which will be delivered to the scientific community through an online streamed conference and an open access journal publication.

Target groups:

The target groups are lecturers, students, academics, stakeholders at law labour market.

Type of agreement
Study field
Validity period
From 01-04-2021 To 31-03-2023