Prof. Dr. Jannis Bischof

Prof. Dr. Jannis Bischof

Chair of Business Administration and Accounting


Main fields of research

  • Financial Reporting and Disclosure
  • Accounting for Financial Instruments
  • Fair Value Accounting
  • Bank Accounting
  • Bank Regulation
  • Securities Regulation
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • German GAAP
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Auditing
  • Management behavior in corporate reporting

Curriculum vitae

2004 Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration), University of Mannheim
2007–2008 Visiting Ph.D. Student, Harvard University
2008 Dr. rer. pol., University of Mannheim
2008–2010 Visiting Lecturer, ESSEC Business School
2009–2012 Postdoc Researcher, University of Mannheim
2012–2013 Postdoc Researcher, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
2013–2014 Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
2014–2015 Helaba Professor of Finance and Accounting, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Since 2015 Professor of Accounting, University of Mannheim

Selected memberships

  • EFRAG Financial Instruments Working Group
  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • European Accounting Association (EAA)
  • International Association for Accounting Education
  • and Research (IAAER)

Prizes, awards, honors

  • VHB Best Conference Paper Award, 2016
  • GARP Risk Management Best Paper Award, European Financial Management Association, 2015
  • Best Teaching Award (M.Sc.), Goethe University Frankfurt, 2015
  • IAAER/KPMG Research Grants, Informing the IASB Decision Process, 2010 and 2013
  • Best Dissertation Award, Ernst&Young Foundation, 2009
  • Best Paper Award, Hessian Foundation of Auditors, 2006
  • Award for the Best Diploma in Business Administration, Prechel Foundation, 2005
  • Fellowship, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), 1999-2004

Selected editorial activities

  • Editorial Board “Issues in Accounting Education”
  • Editorial Board “Accounting and Business Research“

Selected publications