About the IAAER

Founded in 1984 with the mission to promote excellence in accounting education and research on a worldwide basis and to maximize the contribution of accounting academics to the development and maintenance of high quality, globally recognized standards of accounting practice.

Read more about the history of the IAAER.

New: IAAER announces slate of nominees for 2020-2022 executive committee and general meeting.


Read about the many exciting conferences, both IAAER and insitutional member sponsored, coming up on our calendar.

Keep an eye out for these conferences:

  • January 28-30, 2021: IAAER AAA International Accounting Section Joint Meeting (fully online). For details and updates please check here. Please note that, due to the generous support of KPMG Foundation, registration is complimentary for members of both AAA IAS and IAAER, by selecting the appropriate box.
  • June 7-8, 2021: IAAER ACCA Central and Eastern European Emerging Accounting Scholars Research Workshop, Bucharest (Romania). The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) together with IAAER will host their annual joint workshop to provide emerging scholars from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) with feedback on their research proposals and to help develop their research skills. The call for papers can be found here.
  • November 18-19, 2021: IAAER/ Taiwan Accounting Association Joint Conference.
  • 2022: 42nd AFC Congress with IAAER, Bordeaux (France).
  • 2022: Accounting Section of VHB / IAAER Joint Conference.
  • September 2023: Krakow University of Economics / IAAER Joint Conference, Krakow (Poland).


IAAER memberships are available for:

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