Diplomas and ECTS issues

The students can  choose between 60 or 120 credits  (ECTS)  according to their preferences and educational background . Upon successful completion, two diplomas will be issued: a LL.M. degree  by the Iustinianus Primus Faculty of Law, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje (Macedonia) and a  “Diplome d'université" (DU) by the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies, University of Strasbourg, (France).

Students  holding 3-years bachelor's degree follow the  4 semesters programme (120 ECTS), i.e. acquire 90 ECTS from the courses and 30ECTS from the master thesis.

 
Students holding  4-years bachelor's  degree  follow the 2 semesters programme (60 ECTS) ,i.e. in the 1st semester acquire at least 30 ECTS from core IP courses (1.Introduction to Intellectual Property law; 2.Patents; 3.Trademarks and Geographical Indications; 4.Copyright and Related Rights and 5.Economics of IP) and in the 2nd semester acquire 30 ECTS from the master thesis.


The Macedonian LL.M. diploma is accredited  as  second cycle legal studies (300 ECTS LL.M Degree) and allows working  in any field of the legal profession and passing the Bar exam. Documentation on the accreditation can be found here.

CEIPI DU Programme (60 ECTS): Introduction to Intellectual Property; Patent Law; Trademark Law; Copyright Law; Design Law; ADR; Economics of IP; Competition Law;IP Litigation; IT Law; TK and Folklore; Optionals.

More information on the University of Strasbourg Diploma can be found here: http://www.ceipi.edu/index.php?id=9784&L=2

 

 

  First semester courses

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University (Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty) LL.M. Diploma

University
of Strasbourg Diploma
(D.U)

1. Introduction to Intellectual Property law

9 ECTS

5 ECTS

2. Patents

9 ECTS

7 ECTS

3. Trademarks and Geographical Indications

9 ECTS

7 ECTS

4. Copyright and Related Rights

9 ECTS

7 ECTS

Total:

36 ECTS

 

 

 

Second semester courses

 

 

1. Economics of Intellectual Property Rights

8 ECTS

3 ECTS

2. Competition and Antitrust

8 ECTS

3 ECTS

3. Information Technology Law

8 ECTS

3 ECTS

Other CEIPI DU Modules:Design Law; ADR;IP Litigation; TK and Folklore; Optional Courses

25 ECTS

Total:

24 ECTS

Master Thesis:

30 ECTS

 

 

 

Internship:

30 ECTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

120 ECTS

60 ECTS