Fit for the future - analyses and assessments of companies and financial service providers and their regulation - for business, politics and science.

Our "Taxation, Accounting, Finance" (TAF) department is one of the largest teaching and research units within the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Paderborn University. Competitive research, internationality, subject area and methodological expertise as well as practical relevance characterise this department in teaching and research.


Research Assistant (f/m/d) wanted

The Faculty of Economics at the Paderborn University has a vacancy for a research assistant (f/m/d) at the Chair of Tax Accounting (Prof. Dr. Jens Müller).

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Studentische Hilfskraft oder Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft mit Bachelorabschluss (w/m/d) gesucht - Prof. Dr. André Uhde

Die Professur für Bank- und Finanzwirtschaft (Prof. Uhde) sucht zum 01.10.2024 eine studentische Hilfskraft (SHK) oder eine wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft mit Bachelorabschluss (WHB). Die Ausschreibung finden Sie hier.

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Unser Lehrstuhl ist Teil eines Call for Papers des renommierten International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR): Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR) (

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Our research

In constant dialogue with practitioners, our teaching and research contribute to a sound and evidence-based understanding of the economy and to the objectification of debates on new regulation.

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TAF Research Seminar

Renowned researchers present their findings at the TAF Research Seminar. Doctoral candidates and professors from the department actively participate in the seminar through critical and constructive discussion. This culture of exchange refines existing work and generates ideas for new research projects.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar

As part of the TAF Brown Bag Seminar, all researchers present their current research work. The work is usually still in the development phase. The aim of the seminar is to reflect on and discuss the previous research work of the respective presenter and to jointly develop suggestions for improvement.

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Upcoming events

30.04.2024 - 30.04.2024

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Alessandro Scopellitti

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11.06.2024 - 11.06.2024

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Inga Hardeck

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Past events


TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Pia Stoczek: "That’s (in)credible: Disclosure on green bond segments"

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Karina Körösi

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Elisa Casi-Eberhard "Tax Strategy Disclosure: A Greenwashing Mandate?"

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Reeyarn Li

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Martin Artz "You Rate Me and I’ll Rate You: Mutual Rating Relationships in Multi-Rater Performance Evaluation Systems"

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Accounting for Transparency (TRR 266)

Many of our researchers are part of the supra-regional Collaborative Research Centre, which has more than 100 dedicated researchers investigating how accounting and taxation influence the transparency of companies and how regulations and corporate transparency affect the economy and society.


The quality of the department is evidenced by outstanding publications in international journals.

Research centres

Our high level of activity in research and also in practice transfer is particularly evident within the research centres and the Collaborative Research Centre.

Study & Teaching

Our Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes focus on the interaction of taxes, accounting and financing in entrepreneurial decision-making processes.

Schwerpunkt Taxation, Accounting and Finance

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M. Sc. Taxation, Accounting and Finance

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Get in touch with our department spokeswoman!

Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi

Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insb. Externes Rechnungswesen und Wirtschaftsprüfung

Room Q5.101
Paderborn University
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn

Office hours

By appointment via email.