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Prof. Dr. Klaus Ruhnke

Professor of Financial Accounting and Auditing


Research methods

Logical deductive analyses to questions regarding standard setting and interpretation in the field of national and international financial accounting and auditing, explorative and model supported empirical analyses.

Research interests

International financial accounting, auditing as well as the development of e-learning systems.

Selected publications

Textbook „Wirtschaftsprüfung nach nationalen und internationalen Normen“, 3rd edition, 2007 (co-author), Textbook „Rechnungslegung nach HGB und IFRS“, 2nd edition, 2008, and more than 60 papers on financial accounting and auditing.

Further activities

European Accounting Research Network (EARNet), founder and member of the Scientific Committee, consultant for questions concerning accounting and auditing, expert and participation in accreditation processes, several research collaborations, member of the Examination Commission of the Chamber of Public Auditors (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer), curator of the AIESEC Berlin, member of the AAA and the EAA.