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Prof. Mag. Dr. Dr.h.c. Alfred Wagenhofer

Head of Department

Resume - Alfred Wagenhofer


1984Doctorate in Business at the University of Vienna
1990Habilitation at the Vienna University of Technology

Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Since 1991Head of the Institute of the Institute of Accounting and Control, University of Graz
1996/97Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna
Since 1998Titular Professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), Brussels
1999Arthur Andersen Visiting Fellow at LSE
2002, 2011 and 2014


Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney

Since 2006 Director, Center for Accounting Research, University of Graz
2007Honorary Doctorate at the University of Munich


Research Focus

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Control
  • Value-based Management
  • International Accounting
  • Agency Theory



A list of publications can be found here: UGO or Researching.


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Managing Editor:  Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung and Schmalenbach Business Review (since 2013)

Associate Editor: Abacus (since 2009)

Member of editorial boards:

  • Abacus (1998-2009)
  • Accounting in Europe
  • Accounting Research Journal
  • Accounting Research Network: Acounting Theory - Analytical Models
  • Contemporary Accounting Research (2006 - 2010)
  • European Accounting Review
  • European Financial and Accounting Journal
  • International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting
  • Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change
  • Journal of Applied Accounting Reserach
  • Journal für Betriebswirtschaft
  • Management Accounting Research
  • Review of Accounting Studies
  • The Journal of Management Accounting Research (1998-2001 and 2007-2009)
  • The Journal of International Accounting Research (2001-2004)
  • Zeitschrift für Recht und Rechnungswesen

Reviewer for:

Accounting and Business Research; Accounting & Finance; Accounting Horizons; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Accounting Research Journal; Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics; Australian Accounting Review; Bank-Archiv; Contemporary Accounting Research; Die Betriebswirtschaft; Die Unternehmung; European Journal of Operational Research; International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation; International Journal of Technology Management; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; Journal of Management Control; Management Science; Managerial and Decision Economics; Managerial Finance; Metroeconomica; OR Spektrum; Review of Finance; Review of Managerial Science; Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal; The Accounting Review; Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft; Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management; Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship.



A list of current lectures can be found here: UGO. The materials for managerial and financial accounting are available here: Course materials.


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Fax:+43 (0)316 380 - 9565

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