5701 Seminar in Accounting and Taxation in Cooperation with EY
Assoz.Prof. PD Dr. Matthias Petutschnig
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
03/10/23 to 03/12/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Bachelor Programs
Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 03/15/23 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM TC.5.14
Wednesday 04/12/23 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM TC.5.14
Monday 05/22/23 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Extern

The Seminar focuses on current topics in Accounting and Taxation. Participants will learn how to formulate and answer a research question based on existing literature. The main goal of the course is to research, write and present a small research paper. The course will prepare the participants for their future work on a bachelor or master thesis.

The Seminar will be held in cooperation with EY. Leading experts in Tax, Accounting and Audit practice will join the seminar and provide the students with input.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, students are able:

  • Formulate and answer a research question
  • Write a short academic paper
  • Present and discuss their findings
Attendance requirements

Students are required to attend all sessions in order to pass the course.

The introduction session of the course including the allocation of the topics for the seminar papers will be held on March 15th 2023 during the class of Course III ("International Tax Strategy")

The mid-term meeting, which will include a presentation of the concept for the seminar paper will be held on April 12th 2023 during the class of Course III ("International Tax Strategy")

The presentations of the seminar papers will be held on May 22nd 2023, 9am to 15pm at the premises of EY (IZD Tower - Wagramer Str. 19, 1220 Wien)

Teaching/learning method(s)

The students will be assigned a current topic in accounting, auditing and taxation at the beginning of the semester. The task of the students is to research the topic and write a short paper. The instructor will provide feedback during the research / writing process. At the end of the semester the papers will be presented and discussed

  • 60% Quality of the paper
  • 20% presentation of the paper
  • 20% in-class participation

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Last edited: 2023-03-15