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2019 ITC Leiden Ukraine

Executive Program in

International Tax Law

Kyiv, Ukraine

11-29 November 2019 (three weeks) 

General information

Based on the success of the Executive Programs in International Tax Law organized by ITC Leiden across the world and considering the growing demand in international tax law knowledge in the Eastern European region, ITC Leiden has decided to offer a three-week intensive program, which will be offered from 11 to 29 November 2019 in Kyiv.


The ITC Ukraine Exec ITL Program has been set up for tax professionals who work in Ukraine and other Eastern European Countries with the government, in private practice or in a company’s tax department and who want to expand their knowledge of international tax law. This course offers the essentials of the Tax Treaties and Transfer Pricing courses taught at the Adv LLM Program offered by ITC Leiden in the Netherlands and is perfect for those professionals who want to expand their knowledge in the field of international taxation but cannot leave their office for almost 12 months.


The Program comprises the following courses which are taught by teachers of the ITC Leiden (including Prof. dr. Kees van Raad):

First week: Tax treaties

  • Key concepts of international tax law
  • Introduction to tax treaties and treaty residence
  • Business profits taxation under tax treaties
  • Dividends, interests & royalties and immovable property income & capital gains under tax treaties
  • Income from employment, pensions, etc. & Five fundamental rules on tax treaty application

 Second week: Advanced subjects 

  • Advanced international tax cases (2 days)
  • The OECD/G20 Multilateral Instrument (1 day)
  • International tax planning (2 days)

Third week: Transfer pricing

  • OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines (5 days)

Classes will be taught in English; no simultaneous translation will be available. The Program’s reading material will all be in English.

Full program or single weeks

While the Program is offered as a three-week program, each of the three weeks can be registered for individually.


Firms are invited to check with Alina Guseynova and Konstantin Karaianov (ukraine.program@itc-leiden.nl) for registration / sponsoring arrangements.

Tuition fee & discounts

For a single week:   USD 1,000

For any two weeks: USD 1,700

For three weeks:      USD 2,200 

The tuition fees are indicated excluding VAT and do not cover accommodation.

The tuition fee for the first and/or second weeks includes one reader for each week and the book:

  • Van Raad (ed.), Vol. A (International Tax Law) of: Materials on International, TP & EU Tax Law 2018-2019 (ITC Leiden).

Participants registering for the third week receive the reader for that week plus the book:

  • Van Raad (ed.), Vol. B (TP Tax Law) of: Materials on International, TP & EU Tax Law 2018-2019 (ITC Leiden).


  • Early bird discount: A 10% discount is available for those whose tuition fees are received before 23rd August 2019.
  • Group registration: Groups of three or more persons who make a joint single payment of the overall amount due: an (additional) 10% discount.
  • Public sector discount: Students from public sector (fiscal service, ministry workers, judges): an (additional) 20% discount.


The Program is designed to provide international tax training for lawyers, accountants and economists who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the theory and practice of international tax law. Participants typically will have graduated from law school or obtained a CPA/ACCA or a master's degree in economics or business administration. Their university training should have included at least one substantive tax course or, alternatively, after graduating the applicant has obtained a few years’ experience in tax practice (with a law or accounting firm, in a company’s tax department or in a Ministry of Finance or Revenue Service) or in teaching or research at a graduate institution. If you do not meet these requirements but believe that you otherwise qualify for admittance, please contact the course organizers (at ukraine.program@itc-leiden.nl).

Period and hours

The program takes place from 11 through 29 November 2019. Classes and workshops are held 9.00 – 12.00 h and 13.00 – 16.00 h Monday through Friday. The late afternoons and evenings are to be used by the students for reviewing that day’s class and preparing the next day’s class.

Executive Certificate

Those who attend at least 80% of the class hours will be issued by ITC Leiden a Certificate of Attendance.


The course will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine. The exact venue is to be confirmed.


Accommodation should be arranged by the students themselves. It is suggested to book accommodation in the close proximity to the venue, which will be confirmed later.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation more than one month before the beginning of the Program: full refund minus a cancellation fee of US$ 250.
  • Cancellation within one month: no refund but the person registered may be substituted.

Further information

Feel free to contact through ukraine.program@itc-leiden.nl our course coordinators Alina Guseynova and Konstantin Karaianov (English/Ukrainian/Russian), and for academic issues Prof. dr. Kees van Raad.

Application / registration

The deadline for registration is 18 October 2019. Subject to availability, registration for the program may still be possible after 18 October 2019. To apply, please click here.


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