WIPO Turkish Masters Scholarship

Deadline: July 30, 2019

The WIPO Academy is the center of excellence for intellectual property (IP) education and training for WIPO member states, in particular developing countries, least-developed countries (LDCs) and countries in transition. The Academy works to help build human capacity in IP, which is essential to innovation

This Masters Program is offered jointly with the WIPO Academy, the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

Subjects covered

  1. Introduction to Intellectual Property and Research Methodology: Interdisciplinary Approaches
  2. Advanced Patent Law:  Substantive and Procedural
  3. Advanced Design Law:  Substantive and Procedural
  4. Advanced Trademarks
  5. Geographical Indications and Traditional Knowledge
  6. Commercialization of Intellectual Property
  7. Intellectual Property Infringement at Universities
  8. International Copyright Law


Up to 10 scholarships will be available from WIPO and Republic of Turkey for international students from developing countries, least developed countries and countries with economies in transition and cover:  

  • travel costs
  • tuition fees
  • accommodation
  • subsistence allowance
  • medical insurance


To be considered, applicants shall:  

  • hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university (open to all disciplines)
  • Transcript (minimum GPA: 2.00 / 4.00)
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL iBT: 78 / Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): Score B, Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Score C, or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): Score 67, Turkish Foreign Language Exam –YDS or YÖKDİL: 65)
  • One reference letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose (maximum one page, including two lines indicating if you apply for a scholarship and why)
  • ALES score (min. 55, only for Turkish students)
  • to pass the entrance exam for Turkish students and self-sponsored international students (held by Ankara University) students are required to send the official documents ot Ankara University upon requests after the selection period.


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