The mission of the Center is to advance the overall academic and educational goals of the Fisher School of Accounting on an international level. As such, the Center will undertake activities to bring a broader international focus to the programs and research efforts of the School while increasing the global visibility of the School's faculty, students and scholarship. Professor W. Robert Knechel has been appointed as the first Director of the Center.

Visiting Scholar Policy

A primary objective of the Center is to foster interactions and collaborations with international scholars in accounting and auditing. As part of this objective, the Center regularly hosts international visitors on a short term or long term basis. The Center also offers a competitive, international scholar-in-residence program. View our International Accounting & Auditing Center visitors page.

The Ninth EARNet Symposium

(PhD Symposium is co-sponsored by the International Accounting & Auditing Center)

2nd Call for Papers

2017 UF International Conference on Assurance and Governance

(Sponsored by Fisher School of Accounting, the Journal of Accounting Literature, and the International Accounting & Auditing Center)

Conference Schedule

In the News

Aggressive partners may end up penalising firms, argue W. Robert Knechel, Ann Vanstraelen and Mikko Zerni

Knechel was the keynote speaker at an audit seminar held at Aalto University School of Business

The seminar was held this past May (English translation).

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board tackles thorny fair value question

This article originally appeared in the Mid-October, 2014 issue of The Bottom Line.

In the News Archive

W. Robert Knechel

Email (w.knechel at

Contact Information:

International Accounting & Auditing Center
Fisher School of Accounting
University of Florida
PO Box 117166
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: 352.273.0215

Journal of Accounting Literature

We are excited about the relaunch of JAL in cooperation with Elsevier and the new, broader mission and expansion of the journal. We encourage individuals to submit original research on all accounting topics using all types of research methodologies.


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Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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