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Technische Universität Dresden

International Studies in Intellectual Property Law

LL.M. (Master of Laws)
Subjects: Law
No. of places
English & German
Winter semester:  31 Mar/15 May
Summer semester:  30 Nov/15 Jan
Application Deadlines
1 Year (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The tuition fee in Dresden is 2500 EUR. The tuition fee in the partner universities is different for each one: in Exeter is approx 4600 GBP for EU-students and 9250,00 GBP for non-EU-students; in Krakau, 500 EUR; in London, approx 4000 GBP for EU-students and 6300 GBP for non-EU-students; in Prague, 500 EUR; in Seattle, 1250 Dollar (+ app. $600 visa fee + 2 x $45 registration fee and $150 for public transportation [optional, recommended]); in Straßburg, no tuition fees; in Szeged, 600 EUR; and in Tokyo, no tuition fees.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in law, computer science, engineering, media studies, or another subject. Graduates of a non-juridical university course may be admitted if they can prove that they have sufficient legal knowledge (at least 5 ECTS).

Work Experience

Professional experience (can be fulfilled through various practical activities, including internships and traineeships).

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: 176 overall, no less than 169 in any element.
min 6.5
Specification: No less than 6.0 in any section.
min 90
Specification: With minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Parter universities require different levels: Exeter, Krakow, Prague, and Szeged require TOELF iBT with an overall score of 90, IELTS with 6.5 or CAE with 176 overall; London, an IELTS of 7.0 or TOEFL iBT of 100; and Seattle and Tokyo, a TOEFL iBT of 92, IELTS of 7.0 or CAE with 185 overall. Strasbourg requires proof of very good French language skills.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Application deadline for studies at the University of Washington (Seattle) and Keio University (Tokyo) is January 15th for the Winter semester.
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
No. of places available:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Complete application documents:

  1. Completed and signed application form.
  2. Letter of motivation in English.
  3. Curriculum vitae in English (in tabular form) with photo (preferably CV Europass).
  4. Certified copy of certificates providing evidence of language skills (see language requirements).
  5. Certified copy of certificate university diploma including an overview of subjects and grades (transcript of records) and certified copies of the translations.
  6. Copy of school-leaving certificate including an overview of subjects and grades.
  7. Evidence of other qualifications (see the application form).
  8. European/international students: a copy of your passport.
  9. Applicants from China, Mongolia, and Vietnam: original APS Certificate.

Notes on official certification
Have your documents certified by an authorized agency with a stamp in English or German. If you want to have your documents certified by the issuing university, the certification must include the university's seal and a signature by the student administration office, the dean, or the office responsible for examinations.

Please address the application to:

Technische Universität Dresden
Juristische Fakultät
Lehrstuhl Prof. Götting
Stichwort LL.M.
01062 Dresden

A pre-application by email is possible. Please send your documents in a single PDF file and avoid sending your documents in several files:

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website