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The De­part­ment of Fin­ance, Ac­count­ing and Stat­ist­ics is a key player in the re­search land­scape at WU. While of­fer­ing all its mem­bers the op­por­tun­ity to spe­cial­ize in di­verse fields of re­search it opens up and sup­ports co­oper­a­tion among dif­fer­ent dis­cip­lines and top­ics. The main aim of the De­part­ment is to strengthen its pres­ence in in­ter­na­tional re­search and be a key in­sti­tu­tion both in the areas of basic and ap­plied re­search. Schol­arly achieve­ments are made vis­ible in na­tional and in­ter­na­tional pub­lic­a­tions.

The WU Re­search In­form­a­tion Doc­u­ment­a­tion Evalu­ation Sys­tem FIDES provides you with fur­ther in­form­a­tion on our scient­ists and their re­search areas.


You can find an over­view of all pub­lic­a­tions of the de­part­ment at the re­spect­ive scient­ists in FIDES.

Within the frame­work of the re­spect­ive re­search areas, the In­sti­tutes of the De­part­ment of­fer nu­mer­ous sem­inars:

Ac­count­ing Re­search Sem­inar

The In­sti­tute for Ac­count­ing & Audit­ing or­gan­izes an Ac­count­ing Re­search Sem­inar each semester. At the sem­inar re­search­ers from the dis­cip­lines of Ac­count­ing, Audit­ing, Busi­ness Tax­a­tion and Con­trolling present their cur­rent re­search pa­pers that are dis­cussed after­wards.

Fin­ance Re­search Sem­inar

Re­search­ers at the In­sti­tute of Fin­ance, Bank­ing and In­sur­ance are part of the Vi­enna Gradu­ate School of Fin­ance (VGSF), a doc­toral school jointly es­tab­lished by WU, Uni­versity of Vi­enna and IHS in 2005, and fun­ded by the Aus­trian Science Fund (FWF). The VGSF of­fers an in­ter­na­tion­ally com­pet­it­ive PhD pro­gram in Fin­ance.

The VGSF or­gan­izes the weekly VGSF Fin­ance Re­search Sem­inar where in­ter­na­tional re­search­ers present and dis­cuss with local re­search­ers and PhD stu­dents their state-of-the-art re­search.

Brown Bag Sem­inar

Schol­ars at WU, the PhD stu­dents of VGSF as well as in­ter­na­tional guests present their work­ing pa­pers for dis­cus­sion in the Brown Bag Sem­inar. The sem­inar is or­gan­ized by our In­sti­tute to­gether with the In­sti­tute for Fin­an­cial Re­search, the Vi­enna In­sti­tute of Fin­ance and the Vi­enna Gradu­ate School of Fin­ance.

Stat­ist­ics & Mathem­at­ics Re­search Sem­inar

The In­sti­tute of Stat­ist­ics & Mathem­at­ics hosts a Stat­ist­ics & Mathem­at­ics Re­search Sem­inar every semester. In the sem­inar, re­search­ers will present their cur­rent re­search work.

PhD Re­search Sem­inar in Mathem­at­ics for Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness

The PhD Re­search Sem­inar in Mathem­at­ics for Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness is a forum where PhD stu­dents and postdocs present their re­search pro­jects; work in pro­gress is fully ok. Moreover, some more senior fac­ulty mem­bers talk about their work.