Chair of International Accounting –

Scientific research with practical relevance.

About us

The Chair of International Accounting focusses on the following research areas:

  • International Accounting
  • International Financial Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Risk Management

Bachelor's or master's thesis

If you are interested in writing your bachelor's or master's thesis at our chair, please contact and state the topic you have chosen. 
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Professor Dr. Martin Glaum


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Personal Assistant

Julia Löwenstein

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Research Assistants

Basma Heidar

Doctoral Student - on maternity leave

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Johanna Kling

Doctoral Student

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Dr. Niklas Meyer

Post-Doctoral Researcher

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Honorary Professors

Professor Dr. Andreas Barckow

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Professor Dr. Edgar Löw

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Andreas Barckow, Honorary Professor WHU, to become next IASB Chair

At their meeting in mid-October, the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, under which the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) operates, unanimously appointed the current President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (ASCG/DRSC), Prof Dr Andreas Barckow, to succeed Hans Hoogervorst as Chair of the IASB . The appointment will take effect on 1 July 2021.

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WHU Campus for Corporate Transformation is launching its own podcast series

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31 doctoral students from 13 different countries (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, USA) attended the 6th WHU Doctoral Summer Program

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On May 10th 2019, David Windisch (University of Graz) presented his current research topic "Measuring Accounting Comparability" at the WHU Research Seminar in Finance & Accounting.

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On March 8th 2019, Pietro Bonetti (IESE Business School) presented his current topic "Disclosure Regulation and Corporate Acquisitions" at the WHU Research Seminar in Finance & Accounting.

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