LLM Scholarships in Intellectual Property

LLM Scholarships in Intellectual Property

Fully Funded LLM Scholarships at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, Germany. DAAD LLM Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries.

Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) is a part of the DAAD’s scholarship program for “Development-Related Postgraduate Courses”.

If you would like to apply for the scholarship offered in this context, please note the following.

LLM Scholarships in Intellectual Property – What is Covered by the Scholarship? Scholarship recipients will get;

A full MIPLC fee waiver
A monthly stipend of EUR 850
Payments towards health, accident, and liability insurance coverage in Germany
A travel allowance, unless these costs are covered by the home country or by another funding source
A study and research allowance
A mandatory two-month German course before the start of the MIPLC LL.M. program (August and September, in Munich or another German city). Since the DAAD scholarship includes a full fee waiver, you must apply simultaneously for MIPLC financial assistance.
LLM Scholarships in Intellectual Property – Eligibility Criteria

Where MIPLC and DAAD requirements differ, the stricter one applies.

You are eligible for the DAAD scholarship if you meet the following requirements in addition to the MIPLC admission criteria:

You are from a developing country (according to the OECD DAC list) and have not been living outside your home country (or another developing country) for more than the past two years.
You hold at least a four-year Bachelor’s degree (or a three-year Bachelor’s degree plus a further degree), completed with above-average results.
You received your latest degree no more than six years before your application.
You have at least two years of full-time professional experience gained in a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country.
To meet this requirement, it is sufficient if you have completed the two years by February of the year in which you intend to start your studies at MIPLC.

Scientific university staff and academics are not the core target group of this program and are therefore considered only in exceptional cases.

LLM Scholarships in Intellectual Property – Special Application Deadlines

You have to apply more than a year in advance, i.e. between June 1 and October 15 for the following academic year.

LLM Scholarships in Intellectual Property – Application and Selection Procedure

Complete applications will be evaluated for admission on a rolling basis.
From all admitted applicants, we will put together a shortlist of candidates, who will be invited for a video conference interview taking place in January or February.
Based on these interviews, the MIPLC will pre-select the scholars and the DAAD will make the final decision in early March.


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