About the IAAER

Founded in 1984 with the mission to promote excellence in accounting education and research on a worldwide basis and to facilitate 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.


  • Dive into Sustainability Assurance: What to Expect with IFAC. This article delves into the evolving landscape of mandatory sustainability reporting and assurance, offering insights on compliance and the steps businesses need to take. Read more.
  • The AI Revolution in Accounting: What You Need to Know! Discover how generative AI is transforming the accounting profession. This article delves into the implications, opportunities, and challenges brought about by AI advancements, offering valuable insights for accounting professionals looking to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving industry. Don't miss out on learning how AI can enhance your practice and what the future holds for accounting! Read more.
  • Discover the Future of Accounting Education with AI! Explore how the University of Pretoria’s AE-Bot is revolutionizing accounting education by integrating AI to enhance student learning. This innovative tool bridges the gap between theory and practice, providing personalized, contextually rich responses to student queries. Dive into this game-changing advancement and see how AI is shaping the future of education! Read more.
  • Interested in Global Developments in Sustainability Accounting and Reporting? Discover the insightful presentation by David Madon, IFAC's Director of Sustainability, Policy, and Regulatory Affairs, from the recent joint IAAER, AAA, and IAS meeting in Atlanta, January 2024. Available for download, this slide deck is an invaluable resource for those seeking to deepen their knowledge in these critical areas.


  • Educating Accountants for a Sustainable Future Download the IFAC’s recently published literature review facilitated by the IAAER on competencies, educational strategies, and challenges for sustainability reporting and assurance here.
  • Open Access Literature Reviews 
    Available for download two free literatures published in the Institutional Perspectives section of JIFMA. These insightful publications are now available at no cost and offer valuable perspectives and analysis in the field. Don't miss this opportunity to enrich your understanding with these resources.
  • Research on extended external reporting assurance: An update on recent developments here.
  • Research on Audit evidence, technology, and judgement: A review of the literature in response to ED-500 here.



  • Save the Date! Fox and Haskayne Accounting Conference in Collaboration with IAAER, “Navigating the future: Advances in accounting research.” Hosted by Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. August 15-16, 2024. Find out more here.
  • Save the Date! Southern African Accounting Association joint meeting with IAAER, Cape Town, South Africa, June 25-27, 2025. The SAAA’s Teaching and Learning Conference will precede the event on June 24, 2024. More to come!



  • Meditari Accountancy Research is collaborating with IAAER on two special journal issues.
    • The International Sustainability Standards Board: Evaluating and informing work efforts in the interest of sustainable development

      Guest editors: Warren Maroun, Holger Daske, Wayne van Zijl, Donna Street
      Submission deadline: October 31, 2024
      For more information: Find the full call for papers here.
    • The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board: Insights for developing auditing standards fit for purpose

      Guest editors: Warren Maroun, Kai-Uwe Marten, Jayanthi Krishnan, Joe Schroeder, Donna Street
      Submission deadline: October 31, 2024
      For more information: Find the full call for papers here.
    • For more information, watch the video announcement here!
  • You are invited to submit a paper to the special issue of the Public Money and Management Journal (PMM) in partnership with the ICAEW, an IAAER institutional member. The focus is on broadening the use of local government accounts. Check out the call for papers here.

Grants and Development Programs

  • IAAER ACCA have launched the Early Career Researcher Development Program 
    • 15 scholars were named to participate in the two year program where they will connect with global accounting experts, learn best practices, and join a worldwide peer network.
    • Learn more about the program here

  • Congratulations to the recipients of Round 8 of the IAAER-KPMG research program Informing the IASB Standard-setting Process 
    • For more information on recipients, click here.

  • Launch of ACCA IAAER Scholars Program
    • In April 2022, the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants launched the ACCA IAAER Scholars Program naming five associate and assistant professors from Brazil, Kenya, Poland and UAE as the program’s inaugural scholars.
    • Learn more about the program here.

IAAER Publications


IAAER memberships are available for:

  • Individual Faculty 

  • Students