Professor Dr Nikolaus Forgó
Chair of IT Law and Computer Science, University of Hanover
Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó studied law, philosophy and linguistics in Vienna and Paris. In 1997, he was awarded a Dr. iur. (Dissertation in legal theory). Between 1990 and2000, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna (Austria), and since 2000 he has been a full Professor for Legal Informatics and IT-Law at the University of Hanover. He specialises in e-commerce, Internet and data protection law, areas in which he has published extensively. Prof. Forgó has substantial teaching and consulting experience in all fields of IT-law, legal informatics, civil law, legal history and legal theory. Since 2014 he has been the data protection officer and since 2015 CIO of his University.