Master of Laws (LL.M,) (60 credits) in European Intellectual Property Law, 60 credits

About the education

The popular Program in European Intellectual Property Law (EIPL) at Stockholm University was set up in the year 2000 and encompasses a total of 60 higher educational credits (HEC) = 60 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), whereof 30 ECTS credits shall be an advance Master Thesis that deals with methodological as well as material issues. The schedule with full day lectures and seminars in blocks makes commuting possible to a certain extent. All students must take the required Advanced IP course (15 ECTS) course. Thereafter, students have the opportunity to specialize in areas of the IP system by choosing one of two (15 ECTS) courses offered: industrial property (patents and trade marks) or copyright (copyright, neighboring rights and transborder litigation). On a voluntary basis, also a moot court training and competition is offered.

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Subject: Law

The Department of Law offers the following courses and programmes:

1. The Law Programme leading to a Master of Laws Degree, 270 HEC, or a Bachelor of Legal Science, 180 HEC.

2. Single studied courses are offered on basic level, such as Introductory course in Commercial Law, 15 HEC, and Labour Union Law, 15 HEC, and on advanced level, such as Insurance Law, 15 HEC, and Marine Insurance, 15 HEC. Courses in Commercial Law are offered as single studied courses or as parts of certain study programmes within social science (e.g. business administration). The Introductory course in Commercial Law, 15 HEC, gives special eligibility for some other courses within Commercial Law.

3. Two different Master’s degree programmes, each worth 60 HEC, are open to law graduates: Master of Laws (LL.M.) (60 credits) in European Intellectual Property Law and Master of Laws (LL.M.) (60 credits) in International Commercial Arbitration Law. All Master programmes are given in English.

4. Postgraduate studies leading to the degree of Doctor of Laws or Licentiate in Laws can be pursued in the field of jurisprudence. The degree of Master of Laws is required, but even foreign law graduates may become eligible after completion of certain supplementary courses.

Area of interest: Human, Social and Political Sciences, and Law

Are you interested in human beings and society? How we function individually and together, what drives us, our learning processes, how rules and laws have been established, and how we interact with each other? If that is the case we have a lot to offer.

This area of interest covers anything from Pedagogy, Psychology and Gender Studies, to Statistics, Political Science, Law and many other subjects. Their common denominator is the relation between human beings and society, independent analytical thinking and often an international perspective.

Department responsible for education

Department of Law