Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for admission to the IP-IT Law LLM Program?

Does my first degree have to be in law?

What counts as professional experience?

How good should my English skills be?

Do I have to know German?

How can I apply for admission?

When should I apply?

What are the benefits of applying early?

Can I get any scholarship to finance my LLM studies at Göttingen?

Can I attend a German language course at the University's language center?

How can I book a dormitory room?

Am I required to have health insurance while studying in Germany?

How can I obtain a student visa?

Can I travel to other European countries with my German student visa?

Can foreign students work in Germany during their studies?

Can I gain some practical experience in Germany after obtaining my LL.M. degree?

Can the Program help me to find an internship or employment?

If you have not found the answer to your question here, please send an E-Mail with your question to the Program Office at