Artificial Intelligence and legal issues

The purpose of the course is to help students understand the legal implications related to the design and use of artificial intelligence systems, providing an overview of the risks and legal protections that can be envisaged and giving an overview of the legislation and legal principles currently applicable on the subject. In particular, the profiles of civil and criminal liability, protection in terms of intellectual property and the impacts of AI on the fundamental rights of the individual – including privacy and the right to non-discrimination – will be examined.


Reflection on the impacts of artificial intelligence on business and human rights and freedoms. Possible risks, protection needs and future perspectives.

Provided ByPolitecnico di Milano
Type of providerHE Institution
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Learning opportunity typeMOOC
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Start date2021-09-06
End date2022-03-27
Workload in hours8
Admission procedureOpen to all
Price detailsYou can access the course absolutely free of charge.
AssessmentsTo successfully complete this course, and henceforth receive the certificate of accomplishment, it is necessary to pass the quiz with 60%.
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Education subject06 Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) 04 Business, administration and law
Learning settingsnon formal learning
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