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Tax accounting and chartered accounting are professions that require the highest standards. Our program prepares students thoroughly for a career in these fields, especially for tax consultants and auditors.
Germany’s trade and tax laws are among the most complicated in the world and have been affected by international influences in the last few years.
Our students will be prepared for a successful career within the recession-proof professions of tax accounting and chartered accounting, equipped with the necessary theoretical knowledge and taught to use the knowledge acquired by means of additional practice-oriented tasks.
The program is mainly taught in German. Applicants whose first language is not German should be fluent in German.
The study program includes e.g. learning contents in German Tax Law (German Fiscal Code, Reorganization Tax Law, German Corporate Income Tax Law, German Income Tax Law, Foreign Tax Law and many more), German Commercial Law, German Civil Code and company valuation.
One of the biggest advantages is definitely the possibility that written exams will be counted towards the German auditor exam in the fields of business law according to sec. 13 b WPO (German Public Accounting Act).
Master of Arts (M.A.)
summer semester (in the middle of March)
3 semesters / 4 semesters (if the subject “business law” is credited according to § 13b WPO)
Application and Admission Prerequisites
passing the pre-exam which takes place in December (furthermore knowledge in German Law, German GAAP and German Tax Law is required)
Crediting for the German Auditor Exam
Business Law (Please note the legal information according to § 13b WPO )
Language of instruction
mainly German, partly English
Administrative costs, fees for the student id card and a contribution to the student body. No tuition fee for German students, EU or EEA nationals and students with a German university entrance qualification. For other international students: tuition fee of 1,500 euros per semester in Baden-Wuerttemberg.