Master of Laws in European and International Taxation
Master of Laws
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ObjectivesThe objectives of the programme are to provide its participants:
(1) specialized knowledge at an academic level in the areas of European, International and Comparative taxation and in five national tax systems of major importance,
(2) the expertise necessary to deal with high level and complex decision making processes, and to function at the top end of the tax profession and in top positions of tax policy making and academic and scientific research and
(3) the capacity to gain through independent study the technical operating knowledge about new taxes and new tax systems, and
(4) an increase and refinement of the skills of analysis synthesis and comparative judgement through peer discussion and intense confrontation with a multitude of foreign teachers.
The outcomes of the programme are the following:
(1) the candidate should have increased his general academic knowledge about law, economics or business administration by the specialized knowledge in the following areas of tax law: the structural features common to direct and indirect tax systems across the world, the issues and specific rules of European and international taxation, and the impact of tax rules on international trade,
(2) the candidate must be capable of making an in-depth analysis of specific problems relating of cross-border taxation and submit within a short format written document and oral presentation on these issues,
(3) the student should have acquired the skills of conducting litigation in European and international tax systems and finally
(4) have the capacity to deal with a cross-border tax subject in a scientific way by writing an article for an international scientific of professional publication of high standing.