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.


  • Call for academic research to inform the IASB's post-implementation reviews of IFRS standards
    • The IFRS Foundation is calling for research proposals to help inform the International Accounting Standards Board’s planned post-implementation reviews of three Standards, focusing specifically on the quality of disclosures provided by companies applying IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, together with the disclosure requirements in IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosures, and on the disclosures required by IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers.

      The deadline for submitting research proposals is 31 March 2021.

      More information is available here


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

Keep an eye out for these conferences:

  • 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.
  • June 16-18, 2021: French Accounting Association Congress. More information can be found here.
  • September 1-3, 2021: 10th African Accounting and Finance (Virtual) Conference. More information and call for papers can be found in English and French.
  • 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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