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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof Dr Susanne Augenhofer


Lecture on data protection law by Prof. Dr. Augenhofer at the conference "consumer & law 2018" in Vienna (Rechtsakademie Manz)

On the 20th of June 2018

Prof. Augenhofer held a lecture on data protection law at the at conference "consumer & law 2018" (by Rechtsakademie Manz) in Vienna. 


"Current Developments in the Law of General Standard Contract Terms" - Kick-Off Event for the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic

On Friday, the 15th of December 2017, the kick-off event for the 5th cycle of the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic (HCLC) took place in the Senatssaal of Humboldt University. The event addressed current challenges in the law of general standard contract terms.

The keynote lecture of Prof. Dr Phillip Hellwege (University Augsburg/Vice-President of the European Society for Comparative Legal History) on the topic "Foundations and Current Challenges in the Review of Terms" was followed by an interesting and vivid discussion. Ms. Jutta Gurkmann from the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband) and Mr. Martin Freitag from the Federation of the German Construction Industry (Hauptverband der deutschen Bauindustrie e.V.) participated on the panel after the lecture and engaged in the discussion together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Augenhofer and Prof. Dr. Phillip Hellwege.

We want to thank the keynote speaker and the panel members as well as all event participants.

Further information on the event can be found here.

Seminar on "Current Challenges in Unfair Competition Law"

The seminar was offered for advanced students in cooperation with Prof. Mäsch (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster). A brief report can be found here (only available in German).

Conference on "Strategic Litigation" of the Humboldt Law Clinics (HLC)

On 24 June 2016 the Humboldt Law Clinic für Internetrecht (HLCI), the Humboldt Law Clinic für Grund- und Menschenrechte (HLCMR) and the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic (HCLC) organized a joint conference on "Strategic Litigation". A brief report about the panel of the HCLC can be found here.

Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture 2016

The third Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture took place on 6 June 2016. A brief report about the lecture can be found here

"Consumers in the Digital Market" - farewell celebration of the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic

On Thursday, 21 April 2016, the farewell celebration of the current year of the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic took place on the subject of "Consumers in the Digital Market". In their presentation Professor Christiane Wendehorst (University of Vienna) and Professor Marco Loos (University of Amsterdam) focused on different aspects of the European Commission’s Strategy for the Digital Internal market.

Finally, the participants of the 4th year of the Humboldt Consumer Law Clinic were honoured and received their certificates from Professor Kämper-van den Boogaart, Vice President for Academic and International Affairs of Humboldt University Berlin.

A brief report about the presentations can be found here.

Consumers in the Digital Market












Conference: "10 Years of the Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices: Experiences and Perspectives"

On 7 and 8 May 2015 the conference "10 Jahre UGP-Richtlinie: Erfahrungen und Perspektiven" ("10 Years of the Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices: Experiences and Perspectives") took place in the Senatssaal of the Humboldt University on the occasion of the 10-year anniversary of Directive 2005/29/EG on unfair commercial practices in the internal market (UCP-Directive).

The event was hosted by Professor Susanne Augenhofer and Professor Christian Alexander - Chair for Private Law, Economic Law and Media Law at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena - with the goal to illustrate the consequences of the UCP-Directive especially on the legal situation in Germany and Austria and to give an outlook on possible developments in the field of unfair commercial practices law. Further information on the conference can be found here (in German).