LLM in Intellectual Property Law


  • Master of laws (LL.M.)
  • Starting date: January
  • Tuition Fee: < 5,000 USD
  • Language: English
  • Program type: Part-time; Full-time
  • Duration: 1 year; 2 years
  • Specialization: Intellectual property


A student with an LLB degree conferred by this University or any other bachelor’s degree in Law (excluding the BIuris degree) and who has attained an average of 60% in the final year of this degree or a comparable achievement in another qualification (for example at least 6 points in the First German State Examination), or a student who has attained a level of proficiency or accomplishment in Law which, in the judgement of the Senate, is regarded as adequate for this purpose, may apply in writing to read for a Master’s degree in Law. The Senate will consider every application on merit. Applicants for the LLM (Intellectual Property Law) may be required to submit a selection essay to the programme coordinator in support of their application.

International students applying for admission to the LLM Programme are required to submit proof of their current level of proficiency in English (i.e. TOEFL or IELTS scores). 


Bespoke LLM programme in advanced intellectual property law. Students must complete a research paper and the following taught modules:

  • Copyright Law
  • Trade Mark Law
  • Intellectual Property Law in the Digital Environment
  • The Law of Patents and Registered Designs

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