Doctoral Studies at IMC

Ranked #1 in Europe

Our doctoral program aims to enable candidates to write an excellent doctoral thesis in management accounting & control and help them engage in international scholarly discussions.

Guiding Principles

  • Regular feedback and exchange of ideas: Intensive dialogue in research teams and colloquia, regular presentations and defense of research proposal, open door policy, early integration of second advisor and external feedback.
  • Rigor and relevance: Focus on empirical research (survey and field study) with different theoretical perspectives, intensive course program in the first year, publication of research findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Network: Participation in international colloquia, conferences and workshops, involvement of visiting scholars and faculty from leading international universities, option of taking a research semester abroad.



Carsten Lucaß

Controlling & Recruiting

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