The European Union is one of the world’s largest and most important economies. Those interested in doing business within EU member states must know the tax rules and practice of relevant laws. In this programme you will gain a deeper understanding of the European Union’s legal system and how the tax laws of EU’s internal market operate in a crossborder context. Furthermore, you will learn how to find and use EU and international legal material.
We offer you a unique combination of specialist courses in both direct and indirect taxation with special focus on EU law. The courses are designed to meet the demands of the market for cutting-edge knowledge on multi-jurisdictional tax issues.
The programme provides you with access to an international faculty with state-of-the-art knowledge in the field and experience from working with the courts and institutions of the European Union and in private practice of tax law.
Due to our close connections with the business community our courses feature guest lectures by highly specialised professionals providing you with practical and theoretical insights on European and International tax law issues. During the programme, you will meet with tax practitioners working with these issues from, for example, EY and Deloitte.
The Master's in European and International Tax Law at Lund University prepares you for a career within law firms, international audit and professional services firms, national tax authorities, tax divisions in multinational companies as well as finance departments and other government tax policy institutions.
Tax specialists work at the center of the corporate world or government policy, with clients and other professionals to find the optimal tax solutions adapted to complex commercial and real life circumstances.
Graduates often find a job as tax specialists in their home country in various functions in both public and private sector. The Master's degree also adequately prepares students for PhD studies in European and International Taxation.
- The Fundamentals of European and International Taxation I
- The Fundamentals of European and International Taxation II
- European and International Taxation– Direct Tax
- European and International Taxation – Indirect Tax
- Master Thesis in European and International Tax Law
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- An undergraduate degree in law (LL.B.), including 15 ECTS credits in tax law or an undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) in economics or business administration including 30 credits in tax law or the equivalent. English 6/English course B.
- Selection criteria is based on academic merits from university studies and a Statement of Purpose in which applicants should state their reasons for applying and, if necessary, an interview.
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