The University of Silesia in Katowice was established in 1968 and now, is one of the largest in Poland. Internationalization of research and education is one of the priority directions of development of the University which collaborates with almost 900 institutions from all over the world and actively participates in more than 40 EU-funded projects within Erasmus+ and Framework Programmes (as both partner and co-ordinator), focusing on joint research activities and exchanges of academic staff and students. Faculty of Law and Administration employs 183 staff members including 135 academics conducting educational and research activities. As scholars, faculty members deal with a broad spectrum of legal issues, faculty members also work as legal experts for the government, courts of law and local government institutions. The Faculty cooperates with a number of diverse international universities and academic institutions. The department runs master studies in law and bachelor studies in administration and business. Every year, around 800 students finalize their studies at the Faculty. The problems of artificial intelligence and its regulation is a key focus of research hold by the Centre for Research on New Technologies Law established within the Faculty. The Faculty is also a part of a research consortium on artificial intelligence “Digital Faculty of Ethics and Law” which conducts research on the legal and ethical aspects of digital revolution.
Main Tasks in MAS4AI
Constant monitoring of the legal compliance throughout the lifetime of the project:
- Monitoring the legal issues concerning the activities planned in the project
- Legal analysis of the pilots
- Checking the compliance in the field of intellectual property law
- Checking the compliance in the field of data protection law