Center for Accounting and Auditing (CAA)

  • Functions and objectives: Interdisciplinary research and knowledge transfer with foci on accounting and reporting for internal and external purpose as well as internal and external auditing with respects to the private and the public sector

  • Main research fields: Management Accounting Systems, Financial Accounting Systems, Management Control Systems, Auditing, Assurance as well as bordering research areas

CAA is an institut of the faculty of Economic and Social Science, University of Rostock. The constitutive meeting took place on the 15th of October 2015.

Founder members are professors from four faculties of he University of Rostock:

  • Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Science
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Informatics and Electronical Engeneering
  • Faculty of Economic and Social Science



Prof. Dr. Michael Fellmann
Junior Professorship for Business Informatics

Prof. Dr. Stefan Göbel
Chair of Corporate Accounting and Company Taxation

Prof. Dr. Susanne Homölle
Chair of Banking and Business Finance

Prof. Dr. Anja-Ursula Hucke
Chair of Civil Law, Corporate and Business Law, German and European Business and Corporate Law

Prof. Dr. Michael Leyer
Junior Professorship for Service Management

Prof. Dr. Peter Christoph Lorson
Chair of Financial and Management Accounting, Controlling, Auditing

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Winfried Melcher
Honary Professor for Auditing

Prof. Dr. Kurt Sandkuhl
Chair of Business Information Systems