Erich Schweighofer


After studying law, business administration and business informatics, Erich Schweighofer earned his doctorate in international business law/ knowledge representation in law. Since 2008, he has been an associate professor at the University of Vienna in the fields of Legal Informatics, International Law and European Law. He has many years of administrative experience (European Commission, Austrian Federal Academy of Public Administration). As an internationally recognized expert in the field of legal informatics, Erich Schweighofer also heads the working group on legal informatics at the University of Vienna and has published numerous articles on AI, robotics and law. The International Legal Informatics Symposium (dt. Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion IRIS), organised by him, is the largest platform of its kind in Central Europe.