Tuition fee and scholarships

International Tax Law

Tuition fee

The tuition fee for the advanced Master’s in International Tax Law for the academic year 2017-2018 is € 19,000. 

Scholarships

UvA-IBFD scholarship

Two scholarships of half the registration fee (€ 9,500 in the 2017-2018 academic year) will be made available by the UvA and IBFD for students in this programme. These scholarships will be granted to the students who show the most promise as an active contributor to the programme. The following factors will be taken into consideration in making the awards:

  • the grades obtained by the student in his/her first degree, in particular for the final paper;
  • whether the student has demonstrated his/her international mobility by pursuing a joint university study programme or has previously been granted an award to study outside his/her home country; 
  • whether the student has published articles related to tax law in an academic journal and the quality of those articles;
  • other academic achievements. 

Applicants wishing to be considered for one of these scholarships must state their specific motivation in this respect in the motivation letter required for their application for the programme.

Loyens & Loeff Scholarship

Loyens & Loeff offers a scholarship of €9,500 in the 2017-18 academic year for the advanced LLM in International Tax Law. The scholarship will be granted to a talented student with the ambition to put his/her academic achievements into practice as a tax lawyer. For the selection a student’s motivation and his/her ability to successfully follow the LLM at the UvA will be highly important. The following will be taken into consideration:

  •  the student’s grades obtained in his/her first degree;
  • the student’s academic interest in tax law.
  • A letter of motivation is required, containing the following information:
    •  the student’s motivation for his/her current study and the advanced LLM;
    •  the student’s academic interest in tax law;
    •  the student’s thoughts why he/she can successfully complete the advanced LLM and what his/her future career aspirations are.

Application for this scholarship has to be submitted before 1 April 2017 in a letter send to:

University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam Law School - Admissions Office
Oudemanhuispoort 4-6
1012 CN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Meijburg & Co LLM in International Taxation scholarship

Meijburg & Co offers a scholarship, amounting to € 9,500 in the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarship will be granted to a high-achieving student. The selection process will look at a student’s motivation, ambition and ability to successfully follow the LLM at the UvA. The following factors will be taken into consideration:  

  • The grades obtained by the student in his/her first degree;
  • Extracurricular activities which reflect ambition and drive; relevant experience or affinity with tax law.
  • A letter of motivation is required, containing the following information:
  1. The motivation for the current field of study and for the advanced LLM in International Tax Law.
  2. Which advanced LLM courses the student is interested in, accompanied by a motivation.
  3. Why the student thinks he/she can successfully complete the advanced LLM and what their future career aspirations are.

Application for this scholarship has to be submitted before 1 April 2017 in a letter sent to:

University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam Law School - Admissions Office
Oudemanhuispoort 4-6
1012 CN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Other scholarships

The UvA also offers a number of scholarships and provides information about other scholarship possibilities. More information on scholarships.

 

Please note: the AMS and AES are not available to students of the Advanced Master’s in International Tax Law.

Published by  Amsterdam Law School

22 December 2016