Robot Law

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Robot Law

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Intelligence Studies, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE

    This course will give you insight in the technological, ethical and social aspects as well as the legal implications of the use of robotics

    COURSE CONTENT
    The course will be an interdisciplinary course, giving insight in the technological aspects, the ethical and social aspect as well as the legal implications of the use of robotics in different fields of society. This means the communication area, mobility, social support, medical and military and security applications. The subject will be the use of intelligent software, intelligent robots, nano-robots and drones in those areas. After a introductionary lecture about the subjects of the course, special attention will be given to the concept of natural person and legal personality of robots and humanoids.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Class meetings

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Your final grade will consist of papers (60%), presentations (20%), participation (10%), excursions (10%)

     

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