The 14th Doctoral Conference in Finance and Accounting
|Event Date/Time: May 31, 2013||End Date/Time: May 31, 2013|
|Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2013|
The Doctoral Conference organised by the Faculty of Finance and Accounting (University of Economics, Prague) is the biggest conference solely focused on the doctoral students engaged in Ph.D. studies of finance and/or accounting in the Central and Eastern European region.
The Faculty highly promotes international research cooperation in the field of finance and accounting. The Doctoral Conference offers an opportunity for the doctoral students to present preliminary and/or final results of their research. The second aim of the Conference is to create a broad platform enabling doctoral students from all over the world to share their thoughts, visions, to discuss contemporary development in finance and accounting and thus to obtain references for their research and doctoral theses.
In 2012, over 70 participants from all over the world met in Prague in order to present their papers and to establish the cooperation among scientific institutions in the field of young researchers.
The University of Economics, Prague is the leading university in the field of management and economics in the Czech Republic. The University of Economics, Prague is composed of more than 20 000 students and has six faculties - five in Prague and one in Jindřichův Hradec in South Bohemia.
The University´s graduates occupy responsible positions in the private as well as in the public sector. Most of them find their positions in sectors of industry and services, trade, marketing, banking, public services, accounting, audit, tourism and the field of information technology.
At least, the acting president of the Czech Republic professor Václav Klaus has to be mentioned as an example of the prominent University alumni. Many significant Czech and foreign economists have obtained the honoris causa title. To mention just a few, for example, the Nobel Prize winner Prof. Robert A. Mundell, Prof. Milton Friedman and Prof. Gary S. Becker.
The University of Economics, Prague is also the prominent business university among Eastern European countries. In 2011, the University was awarded as the best Eastern European business school in the for the fourth successive time. Moreover, it received five palms in the Eduniversal ranking, which symbolizes the development of internationalization.