The summer school is jointly organised by

  • Prof. Dr. Alexis H. Kunz (University of Lausanne, HEC),
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Hofmann (University of Mannheim), and
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Pfeiffer (University of Vienna).



The course will be held on the premises of the University of Lausanne, HEC in Switzerland.

For further information on the city of Lausanne, see here.


Course Language

The course language is English.



No enrollment fees apply.


Admission Requirements

The course focuses on issues of capital market accounting and financial disclosure on an advanced level. The participants should therefore exhibit, apart from analytic abilities, knowledge within the range of these topics. Moreover, a close relation of the topic of your own scientific work to the studied issues is desirable. The number of participants is limited to 25 persons.



The deadline for applications is April 10, 2010. A complete application includes (i) a short personal record (Curriculum Vitae), (ii) a list of visited lectures in accounting, control or finance and (iii) a short description of the thesis and/or postdoctoral lecture qualification in English.

Please mail the documents as a pdf file (yourname_yourUniversity.pdf) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Participants will be informed upon their acceptance by email by April 12, 2010.



Below you find a list of hotels which we can recommend and which are closely located to the University of Lausanne. We recommend that you book early, especially if you would like to reserve a room in the youth hostel.

Hotel Agora

Hotel City

Youth hostel