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International Business Tax Economics

1 year English Starts only end of August

Combine international business with taxation challenges. Advise national governments on how to attract large multinationals, or help businesses decide which countries provide the best taxation rules for achieving their strategic goals.

of the current students is (very) satisfied with the program

National Student Survey, 2017 | n=9

in the Netherlands, #3 in Europe, #11 worldwide in Business and Economics

Times Higher Education Ranking, 2017

in the Netherlands, #8 in Europe, #30 worldwide in Economics

Shanghai Ranking, 2017

Program and courses 

Understand the full range of economic and legal tax aspects.

  • Focus on concepts and principles underlying tax systems worldwide, instead of focusing on the tax system of just one country alone.
  • Taught by internationally-reputed economic and law lecturers affiliated to the largest Fiscal Institute within Europe: the Fiscal Institute Tilburg.
  • Extended Master: go the extra mile and apply for a six-month traineeship on top of your Master’s program. Applications are open in the first semester of the regular program.

Typical courses are:

  • International and European Taxation
  • Corporate Tax Structures
  • Business Taxation and Decision-Making Processes

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Career prospects

International Business Tax Economics offers you outstanding career prospects. Expect to get a job soon after you graduate, finding positions in the private sector (internationally-operating companies, consulting firms) as well as in the public and non-profit sectors.

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • International Tax Analyst at Deloitte
  • Tax Advisor at PwC
  • Tax Advisor at The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2
  • Would choose the same program again, at the same university: 100%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,795

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=5

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August

Best preparatory programs:

  • Any Bachelor's degrees of the Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Economics / Economics

Pre-Master's program:

Available for both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). The Master’s Program International Business Tax Economics is also eligible for HBO-students who finished the TiSEM pre-master's programs in Accountancy or in Finance. 

Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019

€ 2,060* € 14,500

* The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.

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