The academic degree “Master of Laws” (LL.M.) is conferred on all graduates in accordance with the terms of the Austrian University Act. This is conditional upon presentation of (1) complete academic records for all program courses as well as (2) a positive assessment of the master thesis.
(1) Each course entails an assessment of academic performance on the basis of criteria laid down by the lecturers. This assessment consists of either a written or an oral exam on the course contents, and/or evaluation of performance during lectures, such as presentation of case studies or short presentations.
(2) The master thesis is core of the studies. It should be an academic piece of work of about 25 pages on a defined topic and will be published in the Series on International Taxation of Linde publishing house.