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Program and courses International Business Tax Economics

Understand the full range of economic and legal tax aspects, focusing on concepts and principles underlying tax systems worldwide, instead of focusing on the tax system of just one country alone.

Program structure

This one-year program consists of 60 credits (ECTS):

  • 6 core courses (36 ECTS)
  • 1 elective course (6 ECTS)
  • Master’s thesis (18 ECTS)

This program starts at the end of August

Program content

Core courses
Elective courses
Master's thesis

You will find a detailed description of the courses and required literature in our course catalog.

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Please Note: programs are subject to change. We advise you to look up the current program in OSIRIS Student at the start of the year.

Make the most of your Master's

In the first semester of the regular program, ambitious students can apply for the following additional advanced programs:

Extended Master's Program: traineeship (+0.5 years)
Double degree: study abroad (+1 year)

A short overview of International Business Tax Economics

  • Focus on the functioning and structure of taxation worldwide, both from a private and public perspective.
  • Although no background in taxation is required, the program guarantees the development of a high profile as a tax economist, with specific focus also on accountancy and financial statement analysis.
  • Powerful combination of academic theory and application in global tax practices, in future-oriented courses such as Transfer Pricing and Tax & Technology. Opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge in any tax jurisdiction. 
  • Inspirational lectures by internationally-reputed lecturers affiliated to the largest Fiscal Institute within Europe: the Fiscal Institute Tilburg.

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