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Steuerlehrgänge Dr. Bannas GmbH

Maassenstr. 79
46514 Schermbeck

Prof. Dr. Volker Mayer

Prof. Dr. Volker Mayer

Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften
Schmalenbach Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (WI)

  • Campus Südstadt
    Claudiusstraße 1
    50678 Köln

Taxation (Master's program)

The Master's program in Taxation offers the opportunity to experience a new educational concept and thus a completely new perspective for prospective students interested in the field of taxation.

The Master’s program in Taxation enables students to extend their knowledge gained in previous studies in law (first or second state examination in law), commercial law or business administration at undergraduate level. Graduates will be eligible for executive positions in tax consultant or tax law firms, in the public fiscal administration as well as in companies’ tax departments.
Through specific coursework and a great variety of modules, graduates will be well-prepared for the demanding tasks awaiting them in their future careers in the above mentioned industries by making use of functional, methodological and social approaches. Graduates will be well prepared to take the German state examination for tax consultants.

The language of instruction is German. 

Further information on the Master's program in Taxation is available in German:  Steuerrecht und Steuerlehre (Master)

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Taxation 
Degree Master of Laws (LL.M.) 
Type of program Part-time program for professionals 
Beginning of program Summer semester.

Winter semester upon request. Students starting in the winter semester should be aware that they may not be able to graduate within the standard program duration due to the fact that some courses are only offered once a year. 
Program duration 5 semesters 
Credits 120 ECTS credits 
Language of instruction German 
Campus Südstadt Campus 
Restricted admission No 
Fees - €490 per month (for 30 months) +
- 1st and 2nd semester: auditing student fee
- 3rd semester and higher: semester fee (per semester) excluding public transport passes (VRS semester ticket and SemesterTicket NRW) 
Additional Information The Master’s program in Taxation is offered as a joint program of Dr. Bannas GmbH and TH Köln.

Students are considered auditing students at TH Köln in the first and second semester. As of the third semester (at the latest after having gained relevant professional experience for one year (required) after graduation), they are enrolled students pursuing a continuing education program at TH Köln. 
Accreditation Program accredited until Sep 30, 2023