International Business Tax Law

SubjectLaw, Business


Type of DegreeLLM

EU FeesEUR 2,143


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Course description

Tilburg University's Master's in International Business Taxation LLM programme (sub-track: International Business Tax Law) equips you with the advanced tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems facing companies and governments in the field of international business taxation.

Taxation is an increasingly important determinant for enterprises in their decision-making processes on where and how to invest. Incentives and disincentives created by tax systems affect the behavior of multinational enterprises. Nonetheless, legal considerations are taken into account as well in the decision-making process on whether, where and how to invest. Students acquire in-depth knowledge in the key areas of international business tax law. With your understanding on how tax and legal considerations relate, you will be optimally prepared to help multinational enterprises, organisations and governments to improve today's decision-making processes in the field of international business taxation.

A Tilburg University Master's in International Business Taxation LLM degree offers you:

  • The key competencies necessary for a successful career including the ability to gather, process, and analyse information and communicate the results in an effective way.
  • The opportunity to customise your degree with a specialised track. Choose between IBTL & Business Organisations and Strategies and IBTL & Globalisation.
  • An outstanding foundation for a future career. Your graduate degree in law is a qualification in high demand by employers in both the public and private sector.
  • A core team of senior, internationally-reputed law lecturers teach the programme. These academics are widely published in the top academic journals in the fields of corporate tax law, international and European tax law, VAT, company law and European law. They are affiliated to the Tilburg Law School, as well as the Center for Company Law.

Career Prospects

The International Business Taxation LLM master will prepare you for the transition from university to your first job and the start of your career. Potential career paths include international roles as a professional business tax adviser, an in-house counsel of corporations, or a career in academic research. Graduates also may start their career in the public and non-profit sectors. Expect to get a job soon after you graduate.

A key advantage of the International Business Taxation LLM qualification is the specific skills you develop throughout the programme - qualities valued by future employers.

These skills include the ability to critically assess and examine international business tax law phenomena; discuss international business tax law developments and cases from an analytical perspective, grounding your assertions in relevant theory, literature, and methodologies; convey your knowledge persuasively both orally and in written form; exhibit strong interpersonal skills; and display a clear understanding of the needs and perspectives of future clients, public organisations, and non-profit organisations.

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