International Tax Law (Advanced)


The Advanced Master of Laws International Tax Law is offered by the International Tax Institute, which is part of the Leiden Law School. The programme covers a full year, starting in August, en comprises nine courses. Each course is concluded by an exam.

As a student, you are expected to actively participate in the classroom sessions and may be required to prepare oral and written presentations. We want to emphasise that the preparation work is quite demanding in terms of time. In order to cope with the requirements of the programme, you should give priority to your studies. For this reason, a part-time option is not offered.

Course overview

Fall term courses

  • Fundamentals of International Tax Law
  • Tax Treaties
  • Customs Duties and Excise Taxes

Spring term courses

  • Transfer Pricing
  • Basics of EU Tax Law
  • International Estate and Trust Taxation
  • US Domestic Tax Law or Advanced EU Tax Law
  • Advanced Transfer Pricing or Valued-added Tax Law
  • US International Tax Law
  • Corporate International tax planning

Detailed programme

For a detailed specialisation programme, see the e-study guide. Please note that this guide applies to the current academic year, which means that the curriculum for next year may slightly differ.

Master details

  • Graad Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in International Tax Law
  • Onderwijsvorm Full-time, part-time. Non-EU/EEA students must study full-time.
  • Duur 1 year
  • Start End of August
  • Taal English
  • Vestigingsplaats Leiden
  • Croho/isatcode 75026

Professor W.H. van Boom: A head start for a successful legal career in global commerce

“The programme provides students with coherent and specialist training in one of the most rapidly developing areas of law. With its focus on the transnational, international and comparative aspects of private and commercial law, the programme provides an excellent basis for a legal career in our global society. Our academic staff are dedicated to applying their expertise in high quality teaching. They look forward to welcoming you to Leiden Law School, one of the most prestigious law schools in the world”.

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