International Business Tax Economics

SubjectBusiness , Economics


Type of DegreeMSc

EU FeesEUR 2,143


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Course description

Tilburg University's Master's programme in International Business Taxation / track International Business Tax Economics equips you with the advanced tools needed to understand and manage the complex problems companies and governments face 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, economic 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 economics. With your understanding on how tax and economic 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 degree in International Business Tax Economics offers you:

  • A multi-disciplinary approach which ensures that you understand the full range of economic and legal tax aspects of corporate organisations and international business transactions;
  • A unique focus on concepts and principles underlying tax systems worldwide, instead of focusing on the tax system of one country only;
  • 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 specialized sub-track. Choose between IBTE & Accounting and IBTE & Intra-Jurisdictional Competition;

A core team of senior, internationally-reputed economic and law lecturers teach the program. These academics are widely published in the top academic journals in the fields of corporate tax law, international and European tax law, VAT, accounting and economics. They are affiliated to the Tilburg School of Economics and Management.

Career Prospects

Expect to get a job soon after you graduate, finding positions in the private sector (internationally-operating companies, consulting firms) as well as the public and non-profit sectors. Your Master's degree in International Business Taxation / track International Business Tax Economics is an excellent launch pad for a career in tax consulting or as a tax policy advisor. Graduates may also pursue a Research Master's or PhD programme either in the Netherlands or abroad.

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