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International Business Administration

Seminar in Tax Research (R-Module)

Exam number: 6857

Semester: from 1st semester

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Elective

Frequency of module offer: irregularly

Prerequisites: as announced in the term-specific course or on moodle
Maximum of participants: 20

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Dr. Christina Elschner

Name of the professor: Prof. Dr. Christina Elschner

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (Lecture, tutorial etc.) 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 3

Methods and duration of examination:
Seminar paper (10 pages), presentation, and discussion

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
After completing this course participants:
- have a knowledge of current topics in tax research.
- are familiar with some methods applied in tax research.
- are able to choose suitable methods for their research projects (seminar papers, MA thesis).
- can reflect and discuss tax-related literature.
General competencies:
- develop research designs.
- Writing seminar papers.
- Presentation and discussion of research articles.

Contents of the module:
Varying topics in tax research.

Teaching and learning methods:
Introductory sessions, presentations, discussions.

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
see the specific moodle course.

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.