The Master's in European and International Trade and Tax Law from Lund University provides an in-depth understanding of both the practical and theoretical aspects of trade and tax law within the EU as well as globally. Important law- and policymakers in these fields are, among others, the European union (EU), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
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. We offer you a unique combination of specialist courses with special focus on EU law. The courses are designed to meet the demands of the market for cutting-edge knowledge on multi-jurisdictional legal issues.
At graduation, the students will earn a Master of Laws if they enter the programme with an LL.B or Master of Science if they enter the programme with a BSc.
One programme – two tracks
When applying to this programme, you elect either the European and international trade law track or the European and international tax law track. The first track leads to a Master’s degree in European and international trade law and modules are possible to combine across the areas. The second track leads to a Master’s degree in European and international tax law.
The EU and international law methods and the knowledge and skills taught in the programme are a necessity for consultants, legal advisors, judges and civil servants involved in international business and transactions, as well as for business decision-makers. The programme is suited for employment within private practice, national and EU institutions, international organisations and legal research.
Track 1: European and International Trade Law
- International Contract Law
- Intellectual Property, Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence
- Intellectual Property and Sustainability
Track 2: European and International Tax Law
- The fundamentals of European and International Indirect Taxation
- The Fundamentals of European and International Direct Taxation
- Advanced European and International Direct Taxation
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- An undergraduate degree in Law or an undergraduate degree in Economics, Business Administration, Political Science or International Relations (or equivalent), including 15 credits in Law or equivalent knowledge.
- A good command of English language, both spoken and written, equivalent to English 6 (advanced level) in the Swedish secondary system.
- Additional requirements for the specialisation in European and international tax law
- An undergraduate degree in Law, including 15 credits in Tax Law or equivalent knowledge or an undergraduate degree in Economics, Business Administration, Political Science or International Relations (or equivalent), including 30 credits in Tax Law or equivalent knowledge.
International11739 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11739 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 120 000
Living costs for Lund
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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