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International Business Tax Law (LLM)

1 year English Starts end of August

Learn how tax and legal considerations relate, and get ready to manage the complex problems multinationals face in the field of international business taxation law. Upon graduation, you are well prepared for a career in both the private as the public sector, for example as an international business tax advisor, an in-house counsel of multinational corporations, tax inspector or for a career in academic research. This is a track of Master’s program International Business Taxation.

Students of academic year 2021-2022: opt for either on-campus or online education
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Program and courses

The program focuses on international tax law, but also strengthens your knowledge about business. It combines knowledge of tax law, accounting, business law to understand what is the core of the business of multinationals.

  • Get to know all the insights how to help multinational enterprises, organizations and governments to make good decisions in the field of international business taxation.
  • A unique degree in the legal aspects of international business taxation, providing good career prospects.
  • Be inspired by internationally-reputed law lecturers; this program is affiliated with the Fiscal Institute Tilburg - the largest fiscal institute in Europe. Our 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.
  • No background in tax law is required. More important is your affinity with the subject matter.

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 
  • 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

    Doctoral Candidate International Business, Trade and Tax Law | Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    "The master was an important stepping stone to my doctorate at Shanghai Jiao University."

  • Cristiano Tristao Dias - International Business Tax Law

    Cristiano Tristão Dias

    Regional Tax Manager EMEA | Sika

    "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:

  • Analyst International Corporate Income Tax at Deloitte
  • International Tax Consultant at Ernst & Young
  • Transfer pricing Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Phd Student at Tilburg University

Alumni facts Tilburg Law School

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 3.04
  • Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 2.665,-

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2020| n = 64

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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