Legal

Target audience

Legal advisers working with legal administrative matters at Nordic universities.

Focus areas

Selected legal topics of current interest. At present the main focus for the Legal group is data protection, data management, information security, research ethics, and responsible conduct of research.

The Legal group also has the objective to address these topics: how to structure legal services in a university, how to make rules and guidelines effective, academic freedom in a legal structure, intellectual properties.

Activity goals for the period 2021-2022

  • Meetings nearly each month on Zoom with updates
  • We have scheduled a physical meeting in Copenhagen 11-12 November 2021
  • A webinar on GDPR 8 December 2021 for lawyers at universities in the Nordic countries. The theme for the webinar is transfer of personal data to third countries.