Course Description

Course Name


Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.



This course aims at introducing the topic of Taxation, under various aspects. Lectures will focus on the purpose of Taxation, on the financial needs of the Public Administration and on the different taxation principles, techniques and methods. Students are expected to develop a critical understanding of the various tax policies in terms of redistribution of wealth, welfare and economic growth. 

Learning Outcomes    

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Know the presuppositions, purposes of taxation policies;
– Understand tax systems and policies developed by various authorities;
– Compare different tax systems in various countries or in the same country during different periods;
– Conduct some research in the area of taxation;
– Know the ethics of Taxation.

*Course content subject to change