Big Data and Law

Professional Learning

Big Data | AI & Law

Big Data | AI & Law

Date: Location: Tilburg

The program Big Data | AI & Law offers you a full spectrum on the legal, regulatory and ethical issues that arise with the development and use of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.

 You will get a comprehensive view on the latest developments in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) related to the law and legal practice, including how to apply GDPR in all phases of the development and deployment, and what risk management tools are required to ensure Algorithmic Accountability.

We will fully cover the draft proposal for an EU Regulation laying down harmonized rules on artificial intelligence (draft AI Regulation) that was presented by the European Commission in April 2021. Having followed this program, you have an up-to-date understanding of the privacy/data protection and ethical challenges of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence as well as be able to apply law and regulations in dealing with these technologies.

This program will be offered at the Faculty Club of Tilburg University. On request, you can attend the program (or specific sessions thereof) also online.

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Become an expert in the field of both big data and law

Having followed the Big Data | AI & Law program, you will be acquainted with the legal issues in relation to the data revolution including topics like the GDPR, Algorithmic Accountability and responding to ethical dilemmas. You will know exactly which role Big Data and AI are taking in today’s legal landscape and know how to deal with Big Data and AI related legal and ethical issues in everyday practice. You will familiarize yourself with the EC proposal for an AI Regulation and be able to follow the relevant legislative developments.

The Big Data | AI & Law program in short

  • Start: Next program starts on November 8, 2021
  • Price: € 2,900 (Tilburg University alumni receive a 10% discount)
  • Duration:  4 full days
  • NovA hours: 24
  • Location: The Faculty Club, Tilburg University Campus
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  • Language of instruction:  English

Why the Big Data | AI & Law program of Tilburg University?

  • You will become familiar with the privacy/data protection and accountability issues and ethical challenges that arise when using big data and AI. Also, you will know how to apply the law in relation to these technologies.
  • This program offers you an introduction in the essentials of national and European law and regulation in light of big data and AI developments. On top of the key privacy, data protection and accountability issues relevant for big data and AI, the program covers various ethical issues and dilemma’s that arise in relation to the use of Big Data and AI.
  • You will familiarize yourself with the provisions of the EC proposal for the AI Regulation and the new rules it is going to bring along.
  • From start-ups to corporates and the public sector, big data and AI touch all of us. The program will help you and your organization anticipate and adapt to a changing world while keeping an eye on the ethical and societal impact of big data.

Standard program Big Data | AI & Law

Day 1 - November 8

Artificial Intelligence & Society: The Big Picture (morning session)
Artificial Intelligence meets the Law: From the GDPR to the draft AI Regulation (afternoon session)

Day 2 - November 15

AI How to implement Algorithmic Accountability (10 steps for white box – development) morning & afternoon session

Day 3 - November 22

Controlling AI: how to establish a governance framework to facilitate responsible adoption and scale of AI (morning session)
Responsible AI in practice: Interactive case study & reflections on real-life challenges around AI risk and accountability (afternoon session)

Day 4 - November 29

Ethical issues in relation to Big Data & AI (morning session)
Where Ethics meets Personal Protection - practical dilemma's and ways of dealing with them (afternoon session)

Practical information Big Data | AI & Law program 


The classes will be held at The Faculty Club, Tilburg University Campus 

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Time schedule

Each class starts at 09:30 hrs. and ends around 17:00 hrs. The complete program Big Data | AI & Law equals 24 NovA hours. At the end of the program your will receive a certificate upon request stating the sessions/modules and associated hours.

Costs and lifelong learning discount for Tilburg University alumni

The tuition fee for Big Data | AI & Law is € 2,900 for the 4-day program. The tuition fee includes all course materials and catering, but does not include lodging expenses. Tilburg University alumni receive a 10% discount.

Tilburg University Alumni

Lifelong learning is needed in our everchanging environment. At Tilburg University we want to encourage and stimulate lifelong learning. To make participating in Professional Learning programs even more appealing Tilburg University offers a 10% discount on every Professional Learning program for Tilburg University alumni.

To apply for the discount simply state you are a Tilburg University alumnus in the registration form of the program you are interested in. 

Your profile

The program Big Data | AI & Law is open to everyone who is interested to learn more about big data and law.

Teaching methods

The program Big Data | AI & Law consist of a combination of keynotes, lectures, workshops and discussions led by experts in the field. All sessions are characterized by a mix of theoretical and practical aspects of big data and law.


If the Dutch government imposes new restrictions due to rising infection rates, and as a result of this the course is not allowed to take place physically, then the course will be offered completely online.

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Big Data | AI & Law

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Femke Abousalama

Program Coordinator

prof. dr. Eleni Kosta

Academic director

prof. dr. Lokke Moerel

Academic director

prof. dr. Corien Prins

Academic Director