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Special Activities

Semesteropening

Every semester the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law organizes for its students and faculty a get-together in a typical Austrian wine-tavern (Heurigen). In the beginning of the winter semester the PwC Best Bachelor Thesis in Tax Law Award is given to the best student.

Semesterclosing

At the end of every semester the institute organizes a get2gether where not only the contact between students and faculty is fostered, but also the BDO Best Presentation Award is given to the best presentations given in the courses in Advanced Topics in Tax Law.

Tax Library Talks

Extracurricular events that are offered to our students and alumni, where topics beyond Tax Law are discussed.

Panel Discussion - Attorneys

Opportunity for students to inform themselves about career opportunities in law firms. During a buffet offered after the event the students can get into contact with the professionals and experts.

Pannel Discussion - Tax Advisers

Opportunity for students to inform themselves about carrer opportunities in tax consultancies and advisory business. During a buffet offered after the event the students can get into contact with the professionals and experts.

KPMG Workshop

These workshops are for students and interested persons who want to have the opportunity to analyze and discuss cases on tax law in a theoretical and practical manner. The focus lies on the current developments and their effects on the practical application.

IFA Events

The IFA (International Fiscal Association) Austria organizes five to six times a year events and plenary discussions on topics in the field of International Tax Law.

Wolfgang Gassner Gedächtnisvorlesung

Every year an event in memoriam of Prof. Wolfgang Gassner is held where the Wolfgang Gassner Science Prize is awareded to outstanding students.

Tax and Moral

Six seminars of the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at WU in cooperation with the Austrian Ministry of Finance, the Chamber of Public Accountants and the Institute for Finance and Taxlaw. Interesting inputstatements will act as an incentive for a lively plenary discussion.

Colloquium Series

For several years the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law has been organizing seminars on various topics in the field of European and International Taxlaw (6 times a year). Experts and professionals in this field are invited to these seminars as guest speakers.

Scientific Excursions

Every year the Institute for Austrian and International Taxlaw organizes a scientific excursion for its faculty and best students to a European capital. On average 50 persons participate in this excursion where an intensive program with focus on tax law is offered.