PhD Forum 2020


Wednesday, 27th May 2020 - 08:00-12:30
Location TBA


The EAA PhD Forum, launched in 2013, is an initiative of the EAA to help and promote PhD students in accounting. The PhD Forum is part of the EAA Annual Congress. 

The PhD Forum will take place on Wednesday 27th May 2020 from 08.00 to 12.30hrs, just before the opening session of the EAA Annual Congress 2020 (

The PhD Forum is a great opportunity for research master studentsPhD students as well as for Assistant Professors or Lecturers in Accounting who do not have a permanent position yet, or Postdocs in Accounting to network and gain insight into academic accounting research and its environment through the speakers. The Forum, which is open to PhD students pursuing research in any topic areas (financial accounting, managerial accounting, audit, tax, etc.) and using any research method (analytical modelling, behavioural, case study, empirical-archival, etc.) related to the EAA, may also provide information as to how to establish contacts for entering the job market.

Please address questions to Marcia ANNISETTE ( and Martin JACOB (   


  1. To complement EAA's offering in terms of doctoral education and emerging scholar promotion;
  2. To foster networking of doctoral students with established scholars and each other;
  3. To increase the visibility of EAA and its Accounting Research Center (ARC) within the community of doctoral students.


08:00 - 08:30    Welcome Coffee

08:30 - 08:35    Welcome Addresses

- Catalin ALBU, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, EAA 2020 Congress Chair

- Thorsten SELLHORN, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, EAA President

08:35 - 09:30    EAA Doctoral Activities and the EAA Accounting Research Centre (ARC)

09:30 - 10:30    Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:00    Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30    Breakout sessions

12:30    Sandwich lunch

12:45   Congress Opening Session


Attendance will be limited to those PhD students and emerging scholars who are registered to the Congress.

Registration to the PhD Forum 2020 can only be done simultaneously with the registration to the EAA Annual Congress 2020 via the online registration system. Please note that you will be asked to send a proof:

  • Either of your research master status or PhD status (e.g. a letter signed by your Supervisor)
  • Or a proof of your Assistant or Postdoc status (e.g. a letter signed by your Department Head)