IGIR Education

IGIR works not only in conducting cutting-edge research into international economic systems and emerging markets, but also engages in a variety of education activities, including curriculum design and delivery, teaching and support for top-level Faculty of Law master’s programmes, and collaborates with international partners on professional training and courses.

Professional training & courses

IGIR staff is involved in teaching at Maastricht University Faculty of Law courses in the master Globalisation and Law. IGIR’s intellectual property research group is responsible for the Advanced Master programme Intellectual Property and Knowledge Management (IPKM), which is a founding member of the Pan-European Seal Traineeship Programme of the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO).

Short courses
Short courses on intellectual property and entrepreneurship for scientists, and EQE Exam training for patent attorneys form a regular offering. Furthermore IGIR has been involved in a number of capacity building projects, such as:

  • EU-GTZ WTO accession assistance for Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam (Multrap III).

Master's programmes