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Prof. Dr. Madeleine Janke

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for Financial Accounting

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1146
E: mjanke@hwr-berlin.de

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 558
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • Trained as bank officer
  • Studied Business Management at the Free University Berlin. Obtained diploma.
  • Research assistant at the Institute of Business Management, Taxation Theory (and Tax Consultancy) at the FU Berlin
  • Doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) at the FU Berlin
  • Various lecturing contracts at private institutes of education
  • Member of the working group on internal auditing at the Heinrich Hertz Institute
  • Several years’ experience in group auditing at the Bankgesellschaft Berlin (amongst other things as Head of Auditing in the Department of Internal Auditing)
  • Since the winter semester 2001: Professor of Financial Accounting with particular regard to international developments

Key Aspects of practise

  • International and group accounting
  • Corporate consultancy

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial statements and tax balance sheets
  • Group accounting and international accounting
  • Auditing and company tax theory

Research Projects and Fields

  • International accounting standards, in particular International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US-GAAP)
  • Selected accounting and valuation issues arising out of international annual financial stateents, in particular intangible assets, reserves, financial instruments, leasing and deferred taxes
  • Analysis of international group financial statements

Selected, current Publications

  • Dauerschuldverträge und Grundsätze ordnungsmäßiger Bilanzierung, in: Neue Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (nbf), Bd. 222, Wiesbaden: Gabler, 1997 (ISBN 3-409-12832-8)
  • Periodisierung, Objektivierung und Vorsicht bei Vermögensgegenständen und Schulden, in: Steuer und Wirtschaft (StuW) 1994, S. 214-231