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MSc in European and International Tax Law

The Master's Programme in European and International Tax Law offers a unique combination of specialist courses in both direct and indirect taxation with special focus on EU law, designed to meet the demands of the market for cutting-edge knowledge on multi-jurisdictional tax issues.

The overall goal is to train students with the polycentric nature of sources of tax law applicable to global trade. Students will learn how to deal with crossborder transactions in practical relevant situations with support of an appropriate knowledge of theoretical and practical legal methods.

The programme provides you with access to an international faculty with state-of-the-art knowledge in the field. You will meet with tax practitioners working with these issues from, for example, Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Among the teaching staff is Professor Ben Terra, Visiting Professor at the Department of Business Law. The faculty in charge of the course features Professor Cécile Brokelind and Associate Professor Oskar Henkow, Department of Business Law. Guest lecturers highly specialized in this topic are coming to Lund providing students with practical an theoretical insights on European and International tax law claims.

Career prospects

Graduates will be well prepared for jobs as tax administrators, tax consultants and tax policy-makers. The Master´s degree may also benefit judges dealing with tax law issues and can serve as good preparation for PhD studies in European and International Taxation.

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Programme quick facts

Duration: 1 year, full time, 60 credits
Arrival Day: 19 August 2014
Study period: 1 Sep 2014 – 5 June 2015

Degree awarded: Students entering the programme with an LL.B. degree is awarded an LL.M. Students entering with a BSc degree is awarded a MSc.

Class profile 2012/13

151 applicants - 27 enrolled
Age range: 22-40
Male/female: 55% / 45%
17 nationalities

Programme contact details

Programme Director
Associate Professor Oskar Henkow

Programme Coordinator
Sofia Rosendahl
E-mail: master@har.lu.se