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  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Master In European and International Tax Law (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg focuses on the general principles of tax law in order to be able to work with new or unfamiliar legal rules, and to successfully recognise issues arising in new taxing jurisdictions, in this ever-changing field.

5 reasons to choose the Master in European and International Tax Law at the University of Luxembourg:

  • The Programme benefits from Luxembourg’s key position in international finance and the support of international tax law firms located in the country, who are keen to meet our students for internship and possible future employment opportunities.
  • Students acquire practical skills in a tax-practice workshop with coaching from professional experts.
  • The Programme benefits from close interaction with research activities by the ATOZ Chair for European and International Taxation. For the best applicant(s), the ATOZ Foundation offers a prestigious scholarship of up to 10,000 EUR to cover the costs living and studying in Luxembourg.
  • Students graduate with a degree that is tailored to the requirements of the Luxembourg tax practice, ensuring excellent employability prospects.

Career opportunities 

Students will be prepared for employment opportunities in the legal tax and advisory sector, financial or law firms, national administrations, and European and international institutions. The LL.M. in European and International Tax Law also provides a springboard for further academic studies at PhD-level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Luxembourg Tax Law
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Luxembourg Tax Law 
  • Company Law
  • European Tax Law

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Applicants who have successfully completed three years of studies amounting to 180 ECTS (typically a Bachelor in law or equivalent studies) are eligible to apply for the common first year of LL.M. studies at the University of Luxembourg (M1). 
  • Applications must include a cover letter, CV, copies of diplomas and transcripts, as well as supporting documents showing evidence of the necessary language skills required to follow the bilingual programme (B2 or higher in French and B2 or higher in English). Applicants should also include at least one but a maximum of two letters of recommendation from their referees.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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