International Taxation

University of Hamburg

18 months
6333 EUR/year
6333 EUR/year
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Highly complex tax problems have arisen as tax law has become more international. The  International Taxation program from University of Hamburg which students can attend while working, imparts theoretical and practical knowledge of international taxation, equipping future tax experts to solve complex problems.


At the International Taxation program from University of Hamburg students learn to judge the legal, corporate and financial consequences of various tax concepts within the context of globalization. This program is interdisciplinary. Courses are given by international academics and practitioners. An introduction to sixteen European and non-European tax systems constitutes a fundamental aspect of this program.

Career prospects

The Master of International Taxation trains future experts on international tax issues in the fields of tax advising (lawyers, tax advisors, financial controllers, staff members of tax departments), research, financial administration, governmental offices and international organizations.In accordance with valid regulations for tax advisors, graduates are awarded a certificate attesting to their knowledge of international tax theory and required for the title "Expert for International Tax Law".

Programme Structure


  • Courses take place on Fridays and Saturdays. The program consists of two semesters in which students are required to attend classes and one semester in which they complete a master's thesis. 
  • In addition to international tax planning, the program imparts an understanding of the principles of international taxation, taxation for corporate and non-corporate activities and transnational trade. Further information.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First degree in law or business/economics or equivalent qualifications from another German or foreign university or university of applied science
  • If you do not have a university degree, you may be admitted based on an aptitude test or if you are a certified tax advisor
  • Sound German and English skills
  • Working knowledge of German tax law

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • Tuition fee and semester contribution.
  • The semester contribution  is €328.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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International Taxation
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