European Intellectual Property Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #74 (ARWU) ,
The European Intellectual Property Law, a programme offered at Stockholm University, has historically been an international discipline as opposed to what is the case with other traditional areas of law such as property law. A recent internationalising factor is the gradual development of an European Union (EU) IP law.


The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European Intellectual Property Law at Stockholm University is an advanced level programme. The programme provides deeper knowledge of concrete EU intellectual property law and provides students with a theoretical and methodological foundation to be able to work independently with research, development or other sophisticated work in the area of intellectual property law. The programme emphasises deeper scientific knowledge and builds on progressively advanced training in methods at the same time as the student works with increasingly advanced issues in intellectual property law. Students continually practise working with legal sources and interpretation methods to analyse intellectual property law issues. 

The Master of Laws in European Intellectual Property Law consists of three courses; two of the courses are compulsory and one is an elective specialised course. The introductory compulsory course (15 ECTS) aims to provide updated, overview, and new knowledge of the different intellectual property law disciplines, above all through current case law and new legislation as well as review of new research and current development perspectives. The specialisation course (15 ECTS) can be either Copyright or Industrial Property. The courses aim to have students acquire specialised knowledge that functions both as a platform for research projects and for professional work that provides specialised legal guidance or where similar detailed knowledge is needed by public authorities or in private organisations. The Master Thesis (30 ECTS) is also compulsory.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Intellectual property Law
  • Industrial Property - Patents and Trade Marks
  • Copyright and Transborder Litigation
  • Thesis
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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

A requirement for all Master's programmes is the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System.

In order to document your eligibility, you must provide University Admissions in Sweden with copies of your previous study information, as well as document your English proficiency. 

Specific requirements include a Swedish degree in Law (180 ECTS credits) or an equivalent foreign degree in Law, one course in intellectual property law or the equivalent and Swedish Upper Secondary School course English B/English 6 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland

  • First instalment: 45000 SEK
  • Total course/programme fee: 180000 SEK

Living costs for Stockholm

  • 9668 - 17250 SEK/month
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