Data Protection Officer – Postgraduate

Why study Data Protection Officer (DPO) at Howest?

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is aimed at protecting European Citizens’ data. Companies must comply by 2018. If not they may be subject to severe fines if they are the target of a cyberattack resulting in the loss of personal data.

Combining both hands-on experiences as well as in-depth technical sessions given by internationally renowned blockchain experts, this course prepares you for a successful career in 15 Saturdays.

Masterclasses days credits
Asset, Risk & Threat Assessment 3 3
Beveiligingsbeleid 4 5
Cryptografie en encryptie 3 3
GDPR 5 9


The Programme

  • The programme is spread over 15 Saturdays to facilitate the combination of work and study.
  • All assessments are through continuous assessment during the course.

How to enroll?

This programme is a postgraduate course. This programme follows on from a bachelor’s or master’s degree and entitles you to a postgraduate diploma upon graduation. Your learning credits account need not be used.

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This training is offered as a total package for the price of 1500 euros. (Course material and lunch are included).
Grants for this training via SME portfolio are possible, see


Contact Kurt Callewaert