Germany, Münster (Westf.)

International Taxation

when 20 June 2016 - 24 June 2016
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300

Each summer the Institute of Tax Law and JurGrad offer a one-week summer course covering the basic principles of international tax law, moving on to discussing selected topics in more detail. The preceding “Introductory Course” familiarizes with the basics, terms and definitions of international tax legislation; the following “Advanced Course” allows to increase in-depth knowledge of various topics of international taxation and to discuss various cases with an international audience. Taxation experts from international law firms and universities are among the faculty. All lectures are held in English. After passing the final exam (90 minutes test) a certificate is issued for successful participation.

Course leader

Professor Joachim Englisch

Target group

Introductory Course: Participants with basic knowledge of International Tax Law, e.g. students, interns, “Rechtsreferendare”, young professionals

Advanced Course: Professionals with previous knowledge of International Tax Law, e.g. lawyers, consultants, participants of the Introductory Course

Course aim

The Introductory Course aims to familiarize students and young professionals with the basics of international tax law and allows to benefit from the knowledge of lecturers with extensive international tax experience. The course will outline the basic concepts of international tax law as well as the fundamental principles of tax treaty law. Furthermore, an overview of special regimes will be given.rnrnThe following Advanced Course intends to give participants an opportunity to gain greater understanding of various issues of international taxation: Academics and practitioners will discuss topics such as “Transfer Pricing Adjustments”, “Cross-border Reorganisation, Business Restructuring and Financing” and “US International Tax Policy” from different backgrounds and international perspectives.

Credits info

Regular attendance and passing the final exam are absolutely necessary.

Fee info

EUR 300: Reduced fee for full-time students and "Referendare", proof required.
EUR 1200: Standard fee


Instead of offering scholarships for single students, we have decided to provide financial support to encourage students, research assistants at universities and “Referendare” to take part in the summer course.