Intellectual Property Law (joint programme) - MRU

Intellectual Property Law

Field of study Law
National Code 6281KX001
Degree awarded Master of Law
Duration 2 years
Language English

Looking to narrow down your law specialization? Enjoy working with artists or with digital creators? Looking for a career in a field with demand? Thinking of challenging yourself?  

If any of the above questions came back with positive answers, consider a master degree in Intellectual Property Law. It is a niche specialization, with demand growing every day. Become master of law in intellectual property and bring your career opportunities to the next level. With this degree, you will be in demand to help register and protect the intellectual property of IT companies, production and engineering enterprises, among artists and photographers.  

Study in Lithuania, a hub for tech companies, looking to protect their intellectual property and maintain their competitiveness in the market. But don’t stop there. Get a double diploma from MRU and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, where you will be spending first year of your studies.  

Conduct your studies in English and raise your career prospects that much higher. To take full advantage of this course, you will be required to know English at B2 levelDuring your law studies, you will cover the relevant topics of professional and corporate ethics, copyright and related rights, intellectual property online and so much more. Additionally, you will have a chance to not only study in Lithuania and Ukraine, but you can also choose to do your internship in yet another country. Have a true international studies experience and finalize it with your master’s thesis, where you can showcase your theoretical and practical knowledge.  

In 2 years, you will receive your master degree in the field of law. You will also be awarded 120 ECTS credits for your future studies. After completing your degree, you will be able to apply your knowledge in public and private sectors, as well as academic research fields. 

Choose our joint studies programme with Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and become a true, international master of law. At MRU, you will also find a low tuition fee, making this master degree even more enticing. We also have scholarships for master studies available at our university. You can find more information on scholarships for studies available here 

Check out more information on Intellectual Property Law lecture content below and decide if this program is best for you. Contact us if you have more questions. If not, hit that Apply now button and get your degree started!

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Study Content

STUDY PROGRAMME PLAN

Course units

ECTS credits

1st YEAR

60

1 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Actual Issues of Public Law

6

Topical Issues of Procedural Law

6

Actual Issues of Private Law

6

International Protection of Human Rights

6

Alternative Dispute Resolution

6

2 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Copyright and Related Rights

6

Patent Law

6

Enforcement of Intellectual Property

6

Intellectual Property in the Internet

6

Master Thesis

6

2nd YEAR

60

3 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

EU Intellectual Property Law

4

Law of Trade Marks and Design

6

European and International Contract Law

6

Research Internship

14

4 SEMESTER

30

Compulsory course units

30

Master Thesis

10

Internship

20

Admission Steps

Application via Taras Shevchenko National University website.

Required Documents

Required documents:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent first university degree diploma in Law (3-year study duration minimum)
  • Academic Transcripts of each study year
  • Document proving English language level
  • Passport Copy

By submitting the documents applicant agrees for one’s information to be shared with other institutions that the University might refer to while processing the academic verification.

English Language Requirements

Required level – B2

Assessments of English language proficiency certificates equivalent to level B2:

  • TOEFL Paper 513-547
  • TOEFL IBT 65-78
  • IELTS 5.5-6.0

If you do not have a certificate proving your English language proficiency level, you can take the University Online English language level test. You will be able to choose this option while filling in the application. The test is free of charge.

Certificate is not required if your native language is English or if your previous studies were conducted fully in English language.

Documents Legalization
  • If the original educational documents/transcripts are in English, Lithuanian or Russian with an apostille (if required) on the scanned original, no translation needed.
  • If original educational documents/transcripts are not in English, Lithuanian or Russian languages, then they have to be supplemented with an official translation.
  • The official translation has to be confirmed with the sworn translator’s signature or official notarization.
  • Accepted students shall present their original educational documents/transcripts to the International Office upon arrival to begin their studies.
Qualification Recognition

Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

  • The evaluation and recognition of prior qualifications is a part of Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) admissions process.
  • By submitting the online application you confirm that the documents are legitimate and that MRU can verify the authenticity of the documents by contacting its issuing authority and national ENIC/NARIC centre.
  • Documents uploaded must be in good condition and in full colour. Documents issued in languages other than English, Russian, or Lithuanian must be accompanied with an official translation into English or Lithuanian. 
  • Before you apply make sure that you have a complete documentation package and that your qualifications are giving access to higher education according to the study programme level you are applying for at the MRU.  

Recognition Criteria

  • The purpose of an assessment is to compare a foreign qualification with a similar level qualification awarded in Lithuania according to quality, profile, content, workloads and learning outcomes.
  • Your qualification will be assessed according to specific requirements for the programme you are applying for and whether your academic results are sufficient for studies at the MRU.

Right to Appeal

Recognition decisions can be appealed against to the Academic Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Concerning Higher Education Appeal Committee under the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science.

All appeals with supporting documents must be submitted to:
Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Ph.: +37052104778
Email: recognition@skvc.lt 
Address: SKVC, A. Goštauto st. 12, LT-01108, Vilnius, Lithuania

The procedure of evaluation and recognition of academic qualifications

Fees

Payment information will be provided in the invoices issued in your online application form.

Student continues to pay the same tuition fee which was implied at the time of the admission.

 

Contact Us
 
Programme coordinator at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv:
Prof. Anatoli Kodynets 
Head of the Department of Intellectual Property, Institute of Law
Ph: +380442393135 
Email: a_kodynets@ukr.net  
 
International Admissions Office
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania
 
E-mail: study@mruni.eu
Phone: +37052714674 
WhatsApp: +37065646682
Office: I-404