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WIPO Indigenous Fellowship Programme Funded to Switzerland, 2019

WIPO Indigenous Fellowship Programme Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the Apply: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Indigenous Fellowship Programme (Fully Funded to Geneva, Switzerland). Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

WIPO Indigenous Fellowship Programme Details and FAQs

The Colloquium focuses each year on a different range of specialized IP topics. Participants are expected to discuss on case studies and relevant teaching experience in relation to those topics. The Program will include visits to WIPO and WTO libraries and meetings with WIPO and WTO officials.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) are jointly organizing a two-week colloquium for teachers of intellectual property from developing countries and countries with economies in transition, Geneva, Switzerland.

When is the application deadline?

17th March 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Developing Countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Geneva, Switzerland (WIPO-WTO) 

What is the category of this opportunity?


How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

To be considered, applicants should:

  • hold an advanced degree and have teaching experience in intellectual property law or international law/economics/management with a specialization in IP; and
  • be fluent in English.

How many scholarship awards are available?


What are the benefits of the award?

Scholarships cover:

  • Return ticket
  • Any fees related to the Colloquium
  • Full board and lodging
  • Medical insurance

Visa costs, if any, are at the charge of participants.
Successful applicants for WIPO and WTO scholarships are notified by the WIPO Academy and the WTO Intellectual Property Division. Thereafter, they will be provided with relevant information, including travel arrangements.

What is the duration of the programme?

17-Jun-2019 –  27-Jun-2019

How to Apply for WIPO Indigenous Fellowship Programme

Register Now

It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying.

Programme Webpage

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