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  • Initial training - Continuing education
  • 1 year
  • Aix-en-Provence
  • AIMS

    The legislative and regulatory framework for the experimentation and deployment of "autonomous vehicles", resulting from the energy transition law of 17 August 2015, has been updated since 2018 with, in particular, the law of 22 May 2019 on the growth and transformation of businesses - known as the PACTE law - and the law on the orientation of mobility; The law has been updated since 2018, notably with the law of 22 May 2019 on the growth and transformation of businesses - known as the PACTE law - and the law on the orientation of mobility (LOM) of 24 December 2019. The application texts adopted in 2021 show the legal stakes of these new technologies, in particular in terms of liability, insurance and personal data.

    The training course is designed to help companies to develop their business model and to improve their competitiveness.

    By proposing a theoretical training course combined with a practical day of study of the vehicle "on the track", the present diploma is intended to train students in the use of the new technologies;The aim of this diploma is to train the operators of the sector on these new issues, whether they are students, lawyers, engineers, automotive experts or local authorities.


    The introduction of the DU will change several professions, including lawyers. The DU is thus aimed at legal professionals in the broadest sense and could include:

    The legal professions

    Master students



    Car experts

    Legal managers

    Project managers


    Insurance brokers etc


    Master I in Law, Economics or Management, engineering degree or professional experience of at least 5 years, approved by the selection committee of the degree. Open to students in FI or FC.



    Total number of teaching weeks : 6

    Timing of the teaching period:

    Indicative start date of teaching : January

    Indicative end date of the lessons : June

    Language of instruction : French

    Language of instruction

    The teaching is delivered in 6 seminars spread over the year and led by academics and VEDECOM experts.

    Volume of teaching: 79 hours

    Locations of the teachings :

    * Faculté de droit et de science politique, Site Schuman, Aix-en-Provence (72 hours)

    Training courses

    * UTAC , Monthléry (7 hours)


    The courses given in the CESU will allow participants to acquire a base of technical and legal knowledge for the treatment of cases involving a vehicle with delegated driving.

    At the end of the diploma, participants will be able to:

    - Define the "autonomous vehicle

    - Explain the European and international public policies

    - Know the conditions for filing an application for authorization to experiment

    - Define the civil and penal responsibilities in case of accident

    - Understand and negotiate the car insurance contract of the vehicle equipped with driving delegation function


    Knowledge of civil and criminal liability law in relation to traffic accidents, insurance law, personal data law