The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019. 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 (at the latest by March 29, 2019).

Fees and responsibilities

No enrolment fees apply.

Admission requirements

The course focuses on issues of managerial accounting, performance measurement and cost accounting on an advanced level. The participants should therefore exhibit, apart from analytic abilities, knowledge within the range of these topics.
A close relation of the participant’s scientific work to the course content is desirable. The number of participants is limited.

Venue and Course schedule

The course will be held at the University of Bern. The precise course schedule will be announced before the seminar. Usually a day is structured as follows:
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM: Seminar
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM: Lunch
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Seminar (or Exercises/Presentations)
8:00 PM: Dinner

Course language

The course language is English.


The Summer School is jointly organzied by
Prof. Dr. Christian Hofmann (LMU Munich)
Prof. Dr. Alexis H. Kunz (Universtiy of Bern), and
Prof. Dr. Thomas Pfeiffer (University of Vienna).


A brochure regarding the XV. Summer School on Accounting 2019 can be downloaded here.

Contact Address

Andrea Probst, lic. rer. pol.
Institute for Accounting
University of Bern
Engehaldenstrasse 4, CH - 3012 Bern
Tel: +41 (0)31 631 54 41
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