The Doctoral Program in International Business Taxation (DIBT) offers an excellent doctoral education to outstanding students from all over the world, fully preparing them to conduct research on international business taxation. DIBT provides high-quality interdisciplinary training for graduates in the field of international taxation, including and combining the disciplines of public finance, international tax law and cross-border tax management.
DIBT focuses on high-quality academic education and internationally competitive research. It is aimed at the future elite of scholars and provides interdisciplinary training in taxation of enterprises cross-border activities, drawing on and combining the core disciplines public finance, international tax law, and cross-border tax management. By then expanding tax training to non-traditional yet highly relevant disciplines such as economic psychology, history, political science, ethics, and legal philosophy as well as organizational behavior and decision making, a broadening of horizons and a more comprehensive approach to research questions is achieved.
- € 727 per Semester (Non-EEA)
- Free (EEA)
The standard tuition fee is € 363.36 per semester. The tuition fee for Non-EU and Non-EEA Citizens is € 726.72 per semester. Payment during the extended enrollment period increases the standard fee of € 363.36 by 10%. The tuition fee of € 726.72 for third-country nationals does not increase in the extended enrollment period.
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
The program takes three years to complete and awards a PhD degree to graduates. During the first year, participants acquire the basic knowledge necessary for working in an interdisciplinary manner. Building on this foundation, the second and third years are dedicated to seminars in related fields, a research stay abroad, additional optional workshops, and especially to doing research on a PhD thesis. For the duration of the entire program, students attend an accompanying research seminar. All courses are taught in English.
QUALIFICATION PROFILE AND CAREER PROSPECTS
DIBT provides the opportunity to conduct research in the following areas:
Determination of taxable profit
EU tax for businesses
International coordination of business taxation
Once admitted to DIBT, students can expect to obtain a top-quality education preparing them for a rewarding academic career or a highly specialized position in other, non-academic national or international institutions. DIBTs faculty is very well connected in the academic community and draws on extensive expertise to provide training for doctoral students and supervise their research.
- Proof of an appropriate degree in a subject relevant to the program pursuant to§ 64 (4) of the Universities Act 2002 as amended
- Sufficient proficiency in English
- Skills and knowledge in business taxation
- Achievement potential
No work experience is required.