Turin School of Development, University of Turin

The University of Turin was founded in 1404. Today, the University has a faculty of about 1100 professors, 700 researchers and 75,000 students. More than 20 years ago it launched a cluster of international Masters Programmes jointly organised with the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITCILO), including this Master of Laws (LL.M.) Programme in Intellectual Property.

LL.M in Intellectual Property

The IP LL.M offered in partnership with the WIPO Academy that is supported by partial funding from WIPO and private entities, most prominently the Compagnia di San Paolo. The LL.M. in IP Program is for professionals from the public and private sectors as well as junior academics who wish to acquire the skills required to play a leading role in the practice and teaching of IP through exposure to a well-tested international and comparative law approach. Also, it is the WIPO Academy’s longest running Joint Master’s degree program.

Location: Turin, Italy

Single/Double Diploma: Single

Language: English

Number of Places/Students per year: up to 40 students

Duration: 10 Months

Price/Fee: EUR 9,500

Scholarships: Available

Accommodation: Available

Application Process: The application process is completely online. Applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee in two different rounds of admission. Interested candidates should fully complete and submit the on-line application form and the requested documents, no later than the April 15, 2019 (to be screened and evaluated for the1st round of enrollment) or May 15, 2019 (to be screened and evaluated for the 2nd round). Only complete applications will be considered during the candidate selection process.

1. Deadline - 15 May 2019

2. Necessary Docs:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree preferably in law, economics, engineering, medicine, physics, chemistry, communication sciences or business administration. Acceptable bachelor’s degree must be a minimum of 3 years in duration in a university. Advanced knowledge of English is a prerequisite (TOEFL 80/120 or IELTS 6.5/9)
Program Structure: The LL.M. is delivered as a First Level Master by the Department of “Law” of the University of Torino. It carries 60 ECTS credits, equivalent to the workload of the fulltime student during one academic year.

The LL.M. in IP is composed of 3 different learning parts delivered over a 10 month period from September 2019 to July 2020. The first phase consists of three WIPO modules offered through distance learning. The second phase consists of the faceto-face part of the programme. It is an intensive classroom learning period delivered at the ITCILO’s campus in Turin from January 20 to April 30, 2020 and at WIPO headquarters in Geneva during a 3-nights study visit in February. In the 3rd part, the participants are required to submit the final version of the research paper initially drafted during the face-to-face period. Paper advisors support participants in their research work and in obtaining information from relevant sources.

LLM Contact

Phone +39 011 693 6518 - Fax +39 011 693 6369

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -Web site: www.turin-ip.com


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