Short CV/Education and training


  • Since 2018
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 2016 – 2019
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 2016 – 2018
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 2014 – 2015
    PhD Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 2012 – 2017
    Teaching Assistant, Law Department, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • 2008 – 2014
    Manager/Senior Manager, Department for VAT, Customs & Excise Duties, KPMG, Denmark

  • 2007 – 2008
    Associate, Tax Department, Law Firm Poul Schmith, Denmark

  • 2005 – 2007
    Associate, Tax-/M&A Department, Law Firm Bech-Bruun, Denmark


  • 2012 – 2016

  • 2009 – 2012
    Master in Tax (LL.M.)

  • 2006 – 2009
    Academy Course in Economy and Resource Management

  • 2003 – 2005
    Master of Law (cand.jur.)

  • 2000 – 2003
    Bachelor of Law (bach.jur.)

Visiting researcher

  • 2018
    Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

  • 2014 and 2018
    Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

  • 2017
    Münster University, Germany

  • 2017
    Leeds University, UK

  • 2017
    Stockholm University, Sweden

  • 2016
    BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

  • 2015 and 2016
    Lund University, Sweden

Selected publications

  • Elgaard, Karina Kim Egholm: The effect of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union on substantive VAT law, in Lang, Michael et al. (eds.): CJEU – Recent Developments in Value Added Tax 2017, 2018, Linde Verlag, Vienna, pp. 3-45

  • Hallonsten, Olof, Axel Hilling and Karina Kim Egholm Elgaard: Tax policy issues in connection with the European Spallation Source Project and other European Research Infrastructure Consortiums, Skattepolitisk Oversigt, 2017, Vol. 8, pp. 1-9

  • Elgaard, Karina Kim Egholm: A comparative analysis of VAT grouping schemes from a Nordic perspective – aspects of tax avoidance and fiscal competition, Nordic Tax Journal 2017, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-25

  • Elgaard, Karina Kim Egholm: The impact of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union on VAT law, World Journal of VAT/GST Law, 2016, Vol. 2, pp. 63-91

  • Elgaard, Karina Kim Egholm: Interaktionen mellem momsretten og indkomstskatterettten, 2016, DJOEF Publishing, Copenhagen, 514 pages

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Danish Council for Independent Research (Sapere Aude – Research Talent Prize): Postdoc.-project on "Combating Tax Avoidance and Protecting the Internal Market – EU VAT grouping" (Project COMBAT)

  • Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation: PhD-project on the interaction between VAT law and income tax law

  • Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship: New learning platform for innovation and entrepreneurship in tax law via course and e-journal

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Group Coordinator for FIRE – Fiscal Relations Research Group

  • Member of the Research Group on Law Teaching and Learning

  • Network Coordinator for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teachers' Network, 2018

  • Head editor for UCPH Fiscal Relations Law Journal

  • Member of the Danish Branch of International Fiscal Association

  • Member of Danish/Swedish Tax Network


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