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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.

Auditing Research Talks

Professor. W. Robert Knechel

In the News

Aggressive partners may end up penalizing 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 (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.)

Knechel participates in the Corden lecture at the University of Melbourne. Find his speech in the April 2014 issue of Insights.

Knechel’s research cited in The New York Times.

Professor Robert Knechel Quoted in Thomson/Reuters Report


2017 UF International Conference on Assurance and Governance

FSOA Students Selected to Participate in International Accounting Research Project