The doctoral program in Accounting is a competitive doctoral program covering the fields of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Auditing. The uniquely rich curriculum provides doctoral students with core competencies in analytical, empirical, and normative research methods as well as a profound knowledge of the relevant institutional details in their field. It also offers links to other disciplines including law and finance and integrates them into a coherent curriculum conforming to top international standards.
Being part of the area „Accounting & Taxation“ at the Business School of the University of Mannheim (Daske, Dörrenberg, Bischof, Reichelstein, Simons, Spengel, Voget, Wüstemann), the accounting department belongs to one of the top ranked business departments in Germany. The members of the area conduct, on a high international level, scientific research as well as applied research contributing to industry, standard setting and politics.