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Professor of Accounting

Personal Details

Jörg R. Werner is Professor of Accounting at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. His research areas are international and comparative accounting with a particular focus on empirical methods, but also on regulatory issues in accounting and corporate governance.

Born 1978 in Saarbrücken, he received his Diploma in Business Studies in 2003 and his PhD in 2006, both at the University of Bremen. Habilitation in 2011. From 2006 to 2011,  he worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Bremen, where he was also a member of the Collaborative Research Center 597 (“Transformations of the State”). In 2010, he also worked for four months as a Visiting Professor of Business Administration at Jacobs University Bremen. He was a guest lecturer at various institutions including UvA Business School, Amsterdam, and at the University of Kassel.

His research has been published in journals such as the International Journal of Accounting, Corporate Governance – An International Review, Energy Economics and the Socio-Economic Review. He is also an author of German and international text books.

American Accounting Association (AAA)
European Accounting Association (EAA)
Forum für Rechnungslegung und Steuern (FRS), Bremen
Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB)


Scholarly journal articles / Journal articles

Working Papers




  • Erste Jahrestagung Wirtschaftsprüfung, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management,Veranstalter, in Kooperation mit dem FS Verlag
    FS, Frankfurt am Main
  • Grenzenlose Transparenz – das beschlossene Country-by-Country-Reporting der Banken wirft Schwierigkeiten auf, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), Nr. 155, 8. Juli 2013, S. 18.
  • Executive Training zum Thema: “Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards” 10/2013



  • Experteninterview zum Thema „Verkalkuliert: Rechenfehler mit Folgen“, gesendet auf DRadio Wissen, 1. November 2011, 11 Uhr (10:49 Minuten).
  • Der Betriebswirt – IFRS [Rechnungslegung] braucht starke Institutionen, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), Nr. 113, 16. Mai 2011, S. 12.


Title Programme Semester
Language of Business Master Winter
Bilanzlehre BA Winter
Financial Statement Analysis Master Winter
Advisory Project Master Winter

Office hours

during the semester:

Thursdays from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Appointment by email with Snezana Banovic.



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