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Advanced Master
International Tax Law (Advanced LLM)
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Tuition fee

The tuition fee for the advanced Master’s in International Tax Law for the academic year 2023-2024 is €21,000. The tuition fee for this programme is non-refundable.

NB: The tuition fee for students who don’t complete their studies in one year will be calculated based on the number of ECTS they still need to obtain. Also this second year, students don’t have the right to request a refund in case they can’t complete the subjects they paid for.

Application fee

Applicants with a non-EEA nationality are required to pay an administrative fee of €100 before the application deadline. This fee will be reimbursed in October/November to those students who successfully enrol at the Amsterdam Law School, during the first month of the academic year.

Early bird fee

Students who were selected during the early bird round and have therefore paid the early bird fee, will receive a refund of this fee after they have started the programme.

Living costs

Keep in mind that living in Amsterdam also includes costs such as accommodation, food and public transport.

Scholarships

There are several scholarships available including UvA scholarships and scholarships from third parties. For more info please see below.

UvA scholarship

One scholarship of half the registration fee (€10,500 in the 2023-2024 academic year) will be awardedby the UvA for students in this programme.  This scholarship will be granted to one student who shows the most promise as an active contributor to the programme. The following factors will be taken into consideration in making the award:

  • 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 this scholarship must send a specific motivation letter to tax-llm-fdr@uva.nl before April 1, 2023.

Loyens & Loeff Scholarship

Loyens & Loeff offers a scholarship of €10,500 in the 2023-2024 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:
    1. the student’s motivation for his/her current study and the advanced LLM;
    2. the student’s academic interest in tax law;
    3. the student’s thoughts why he/she can successfully complete the advanced LLM and what his/her future career aspirations are.

Applicants wishing to be considered for one of these scholarships must send a specific motivation letter to tax-llm-fdr@uva.nl before April 1, 2023.

Maisto e Associati scholarship

Maisto e Associati offers a scholarship, amounting to €10,500 in the 2023-2024 academic year for the new advanced LLM in International Tax Law. The scholarship will be granted on a merit basis to a student with distinguishing records of achievements. The selection process will also 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;
  • the student’s academic interest in Tax Law including the papers submitted during university studies;
  • the practical experience in international Tax Law.

A letter of motivation is required, containing the following information:

  • the student’s main reason for attending the LLM;
  • the student’s thoughts on his/her future career aspirations.

Applicants wishing to be considered for one of these scholarships must send a specific motivation letter to tax-llm-fdr@uva.nl before April 1, 2023.

Other scholarships

Please note: For the Advanced Master’s in International Tax Law are no other scholarships available.