The Summer School on Accounting is designed for PhD students and young post-doctoral researchers in accounting who would like to extend and deepen their knowledge on current research issues in accounting. The summer school is held annually and is organized jointly by

  • Prof. Dr. Alexis H. Kunz (University of Bern)
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Pfeiffer (University of Vienna), and
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Hofmann (LMU Munich).

The venue alternates between the three hosts. Internationally renowned researchers in accounting are invited as instructors. Previous summer courses were held by

  • Qi Chen (Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business)
  • John Christensen (University of Southern Denmark)
  • Joel Demski (Uni¬≠versity of Flor¬≠ida),
  • Paul E. Fischer (Penn State University),
  • Raffi J. Indjejikian (University of Michigan) and Dhananjay Nanda (University of Miami),
  • Chris Ittner (University of Penn¬≠syl¬≠vania)
  • Madhav Rajan (Stanford Uni¬≠versity),
  • Stefan Reichelstein (Stanford Uni¬≠versity)
  • Steve Huddart (Penn State University)

The Summer School on Accounting is sponsored by the European Accounting Association (EAA).

To foster academic networking and to facilitate contact between fellow participants, attendees are encouraged to join the group "Summer School on Accounting" on Facebook.