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Comparative and International Tax Law

Uppsala University

12 months
9527 EUR/year
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The Master's Programme in Comparative and International Tax Law from Uppsala University gives you a deep understanding of major issues of fundamental income taxation, and international and EU tax law. Although international and EU tax law is in focus, issues relating to domestic legislation will also be covered, especially from a comparative perspective.


Emphasis is also on the practice of legal reasoning and methodology. This programme opens the doors for a career in law and accounting firms, tax authorities, ministries of finance, multinational companies and courts.

The Faculty of Law at Uppsala University is the oldest law department in Sweden with one of Scandinavia's most popular educational programmes. Our model of teaching is based on a foundation of high quality research carried out at the faculty and extensive international cooperation with other universities.


The Master's Programme in Comparative and International Tax Law provides you with in-depth knowledge of fundamental income tax law, of international tax and of EU tax law. A particular emphasis lies on training of legal reasoning and the use of different sources of law. 

This knowledge is in demand by employers in both the private sector and the public sector, including tax lawyers, tax officials, government officials and judges. In addition, as the programme has an international focus, it opens for career opportunities in various countries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Comparative Income taxation
  • Tax Treaty law and Transfer Pricings
  • EU Tax Law
  • Individual thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
  • Either (1) with the main field of study in Law or Legal Science or (2) in Business administration with the additional requirement of 15 credits of legal studies, or equivalent, documented knowledge.

Selection: Students are selected based on:

  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies, with preference for studies in law,
  • previous documented experience in tax law (studies or working experience),
  • a curriculum vitae (CV),
  • one or two letters of recommendation, and
  • a statement of purpose, to be included in the Application Summary Sheet.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9527 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9527 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 12 months.


  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50,000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 100,000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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