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International Business Tax Law (LLM)

1 year English Starts end of August

Understand how tax and legal considerations relate, and manage the complex problems multinationals face in the field of international business taxation law. Upon graduation, you are well prepared for a career as a professional business tax advisor or an in-house counsel of corporations or for a career in academic research. This is a track of Master’s program International Business Taxation.

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International Law School worldwide

Social Science Research Network Ranking (SSRN, April 2019)

of the 10 best programs in international tax law worldwide

according to LLM Guide, 2020

of the students would choose the same programme again

National Alumni Survey, 2018 | n = 7

Program and courses

  • Help multinational enterprises, organizations and governments to make good decisions in the field of international business taxation.
  • A unique degree in both the legal and the economic aspects of international business taxation, providing good career prospects.

Be inspired by internationally-reputed law lecturers

This master's program is affiliated with the Fiscal Institute Tilburg - the largest fiscal institute in Europe - as well as the Center for Company Law. Teachers are widely published in top academic journals in the fields of corporate tax law, international and European tax law, VAT, company law, and European law.

This is a track of Master’s program International Business Taxation. You specialize by following one of its tracks. Degree upon graduation: Master in Law (LLM) in International Business Taxation, specialization International Business Tax Law. 

Typical courses are:

  • Business Taxation and Decision-Making Processes
  • Value Added Tax in Cross-Border Situations
  • International and European Taxation

More on the program and courses

  • Master's student Bahana

    Bahana Salaiman

    Master's student

    "I appreciate the multidisciplinary approach of law, economics and accounting. The program is an example of theory and practice combined throughout the various courses."

  • Firoz Ehsan - International Business Tax Law

    Firoz Ehsan

    Master's student

    "The rising importance of taxation on the global stage and the dynamic interplay between law and economics made me decide to choose for a master in tax law. "

  • Cristiano Tristao Dias - International Business Tax Law

    Cristiano Tristão Dias

    International Tax Advisor at Embraer

    "Project management and structural thinking were fundamental assets gained in my masters at Tilburg University."

Career prospects

As a Master of Laws in International Business Tax Law, you are well prepared for a career as a professional business tax advisor or an in-house counsel of corporations or a career in academic research.

Graduates started for example as:

  • Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte
  • International Tax Services Consultant at EY
  • VAT specialist at Siemens

Alumni facts Tilburg Law School

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2.86
  • Employer requires an academic Master’s degree: 68%
  • Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 2.468,-

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2018| n = 118

More on your career prospects

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August

Best preparatory program:

A Bachelor’s (= undergraduate) degree in Law

Pre-Master’s program:

Available, but only in Dutch and for students with a HBO Recht or HBO Fiscaal Recht en Economie Bachelor’s degree. The one-year Pre-Master’s program starts at the end of August.

Tuition fees and scholarships

International students find all information about tuition fees and scholarships here.

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In accordance with the guidelines of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), all on-campus events until September 1 will not take place. To help you choose your Master’s program as best as we can, you can replay the sessions of our Online Master's Open day and participate in an online Q&A session for the program(s) you are interested in.

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Interested in the LLM International Business Tax Law?

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