Michael Beurskens currently holds a Chair for Civil Law, German, European and International Business Law at the University of Passau. He represents the faculty group on „Digital Issues“ and covers the integration of modern technology in traditional university curricula. Current plans include a structured add-on-program („Specialized IT Programme for Law Students“), specialized study programs („LL.B. Studium Digitale“) and specific courses providing insight into the possibilities, design and limitations of LegalTech-applications. Apart from legal studies in Germany and the US, Beurskens has also studied computer sciences. He not only covers Digitalization in research and teaching, but also actively independently develops software products, including a platform for Student Law Clinics, E-Learning-Platforms and tools for writing, assessing and managing electronic exams.