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Law School

Osnabrueck, Niedersachsen, Germany
Tax Law

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Founded in 1986 by Prof. Dr. em. Jörg Manfred Mössner and taken over by Prof. Dr. jur. Heike Jochum, Mag. rer. publ. in 2006, the Legal Studies Institute of Finance and Tax Law is renowned and connected well beyond the borders of Osnabrück and even Germany. In 2011, Prof. Dr. jur. habil. Steffen Lampert joined the Institute and developed our expertise in international and corporate tax law even further besides our established focuses on manifold areas of domestic and international taxation. Our professors are active members of IFA, the EATLP and EUCOTAX (European Universities COoperating on Taxes) lecturing in international programs e.g. at the WU Vienna. Together with distinguished scholars from the University of Tilburg, the German-Dutch research center on taxation of cross-border issues was founded in 2012. Joint projects with honorable colleagues from inter alia France, the US and China since followed.

Our booklet "Introduction to German Tax Law" meets the needs of international students and gives a comprehensive overview of the German Tax System. In cooperation with the South-West University of Chongqing, this booklet is translated for students in China. In 2018, our International Summer School Tax will start offering an in-depth view on current debates in academia and practice. Our Summer School enables Students to get in close touch with the tax authorities and fiscal courts and to analyse the domestic tax system as well as German treaty policy on the highest level.

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International economic activities are closely linked with crucial tax issues. With regard to cross-border businesses each nation will claim for a substantial part of the tax revenue – either as state of residence or as source state. In Germany a highly sophisticated world-renowned tax system applies. This International Summer School offers an in-depth view on current debates in academia and practice. Students will get in close touch with the tax authorities and fiscal courts, law firms and tax advisers analysing the domestic tax system as well as German treaty policy on highest level.

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Born in the southwest of Germany in 1968. After receiving her postdoctoral lecturing qualification in 2004 at the Universität des Saarlandes, she became professor of tax law with a focus on German and European tax law at the University of Osnabrück. She has been Head of the Institute for Finance and Tax Law since 2006. Mrs. Jochum has published numerous articles in various scientific journals. She is a member of the IFA and of the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP). In 2010, she was chosen as Dean of the Law Faculty at Osnabrück. Together with distinguished scholars from the University of Tilburg she founded the German-Dutch research center on taxation of cross-border issues in 2012. She is lecturing at the WU Vienna as well. Taking into account the special needs of international students she publishes a booklet in English language "Introduction to German Tax Law". In cooperation with the South-West University of Chongqing this booklet is translated for Students in China.

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Born in the southwest of Germany in 1968. After receiving her postdoctoral lecturing qualification in 2004 at the Universität des Saarlandes, she became professor of tax law with a focus on German and European tax law at the University of Osnabrück. She has been Head of the Institute for Finance and Tax Law since 2006. Mrs. Jochum has published numerous articles in various scientific journals. She is a member of the IFA and of the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP). In 2010, she was chosen as Dean of the Law Faculty at Osnabrück. Together with distinguished scholars from the University of Tilburg she founded the German-Dutch research center on taxation of cross-border issues in 2012. She is lecturing at the WU Vienna as well. Taking into account the special needs of international students she publishes a booklet in English language "Introduction to German Tax Law". In cooperation with the South-West University of Chongqing this booklet is translated for Students in China.

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