The Accounting and Audit programme at the University of Luxembourg offers scientifically based in-depth knowledge of all specialist areas that are relevant to the field of accounting and auditing, without neglecting the practical relevance of the teaching content or the preparation of candidates for the job market. Students completing the degree course acquire the expertise to solve practical problems on a scientifically sound basis.
To become a statutory auditor in the European Union and a réviseur d’entreprises in Luxembourg candidates attain university entrance and achieve theoretical knowledge of subjects relevant to statutory audit and the ability to apply such knowledge in practice. Candidates aiming to obtain the professional qualification of réviseur d’entreprises will comprehensively have completed the theoretical stage of their training on a high academic level when they graduate.
This master programme is accredited by FIBAA, an internationally-recognised agency for quality assurance and quality development in higher education.
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- Accounting Theory
- Financial Accounting and Bookkeeping
- Introduction to International Financial Reporting
- Selected Topics in Accounting
- Company Law
- Corporate Governance
- Civil Law and Commercial Law
- Risk Management (audit)
- Internal Control (audit)
- Contemporary issues in Financial Reporting and Audit Research
- Group Accounting
- Financial Reporting: National rules and regulations
- Managerial Accounting
- Applied Econometrics
- Additional Specialist Subject of Luxembourg Legislation (optional)
- Auditing and Professional Skills
- Corporate Finance
- Empirical Research in Accounting and Audit
- Financial Analysis
- Audit simulation
- Business Studies and Business Ethics
- Conversion and Insolvency Law
- Research Computing
- Generic Economics
- Accounting Information Systems
- Financial Application Software
Internship is optional.
Master thesis is part of the curriculum.
Students who aim for a career in finance or accounting/auditing or the financial management of companies.Students with a degree in business studies, economics, law or mathematics who wish to obtain the professional qualification of réviseur d’entreprises. Students who want to become an auditor in another EU member state or to pursue a career in research in the field of accounting and auditing.
Faculty is composed of
- Academics from the University of Luxembourg, in particular from the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, and from abroad.
- Professionals from Luxembourg and abroad (accountants, auditors, lawyers etc.)
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
First degree qualifying for working in the fields of business studies, economics, law, and mathematics (e.g., Bachelor, diploma or Staatsexamen) corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS, or completed equivalent, recognised level of education corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS. Proof of excellent written and oral English language skills (B2) is also required.
As part of the application process for the Master’s degree course in Accounting and Audit, all applicants have to complete an entrance examination.
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International3200 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1600 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA3200 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1600 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
Student Loan ProgrammeIn case an applicant would like to request a loan from the university, that would have to be reimbursed after graduation, she/he should ask for it in her/his motivation letter, explaining whether the loan is a necessary condition for her/him to attend the course.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.