Call for Applicants

Double Degree Programme in Intellectual Property Law

offered by the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University (Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty) and the University of Strasbourg (Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies)

Note: For the  2017/2018 academic year,  the DU delocalized  programme is on pause. An update on the 2018/2019 edition status will be additionally published. For a follow-up, please visit:

The Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje and the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies at the University of Strasbourg, are organizing a Master's Degree Programme (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Law, originally established through a Tempus project of  the European Commission.

The programme focuses on international aspects of industrial property law, copyright, neighboring rights and other related disciplines, indispensible to professionals who wish to play a leading role in the area of intellectual property.

The working language of the programme is English. Upon satisfactory completion, students will receive a LL.M. degree awarded by  the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University (Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty).

The programme is structured as follows:

Teaching activities in Skopje


November 11th - December 15th

Introduction to Intellectual Property Law
Trademarks & Geographical Indications
Copyright and Related Rights

March 1st - April 15th

Economics of IPRs
Competition & Antitrust
Information Technology Law

Internship opportunities (EPO,EUIPO)

Applicants are required to hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in law, economics, engineering, social sciences, humanities or arts. A total number of up to 45 participants will be admitted. The tuition for the LL.M/DU programme for the is set to:

I. Students holding  4-years bachelor's  degree that follow the 2 semesters programme (60 ECTS): Iustinanus Primus Law Faculty tuition (600 EUR). Tuition is paid in 2 installments.

II. Students  holding 3-years bachelor's degree that follow the  4 semesters programme (120 ECTS): a) during the 1st year:  Iustinanus Primus Law Faculty tuition (600 EUR).  b) during the 2nd year (Iustinanus Primus Law Faculty tuition: 600 EUR per semester). Tuition is paid in 4 installments. 

Iustinianus Primus Law faculty LL.B. graduates are entitled to a fee of 500 EUR tuition per semester.

The D.U. Programme tuition is subject to fees of the University of Strasbourg. 

Interested applicants should submit university diploma and transcripts and other supporting documents (scanned format), according to the requirements of the web page of the Law faculty: 

Master of Intellectual Property Law Programme,Iustinianus Primus Faculty of Law (Praven fakultet),Bul. Goce Delcev 9B, 1000 Skopje , Macedonia