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Internet Governance


Course Information

This course is about the regulation of the internet and other digital technologies. The question on how to regulate the Internet has become a major political theme. This course gives an overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of Internet regulation and Internet governance.

The course addresses theories on the regulation of digital technologies that have been developed. The course specifically deals with the governance and regulation of the Internet. It provides students with in-depth knowledge on the dynamic interaction between technical (protocols, standards), business (interconnection, business models), political (UN, EU, IGF, ITU, ICANN) and legal (self regulation, co-regulation, state regulation) aspects of Internet governance.

Course Requirement

Master Degree


The timetable of this course will be available for students in Blackboard


More information on this course is offered in Blackboard

Examination Method

  • Exam 60%

  • Participation in multi-stakeholder dialogue 40%

Contact information

Programme Coordinator
Ms Patricia Garcia Fernandez
Telephone number: 0031- 71 527 4228