The 1996 International Symposium on Audit Research

On June 24-25, 1996, The Maastricht Accounting and Auditing Research Center (MARC) of the University of Limburg will co-host the second annual International Symposium on Audit Research. MARC is the host of the Maastricht Audit Research Symposium which has been held annually in Maastricht, The Netherlands, since 1991. This year we continue a cooperative venture with the Center for Accounting Research at the University of Southern California (USC). USC has sponsored the annual USC Audit Judgment Symposium since 1982. The Maastricht Audit Research Symposium and Audit Judgment Symposium have now merged into this single symposium.

The scope of the International Symposium on Audit Research is intended to be broad and include papers and panels that deal with economic or behavioral aspects of auditing and utilize any of a broad range of research methodologies. The 1995 Symposium identified a number of topics of interest including:

To be eligible for presentation, manuscripts should follow the "Instructions to Authors" published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Please pay particular attention to the format and length requirements. Manuscripts should not exceed 7,000 words or approximately 18-25 double-spaced pages including tables, figures and references.

Paper Submission Deadline

Papers (four copies) must be received by February 15, 1996. Some financial support will be available for presenters of selected papers.

Papers from the Americas, Asia and the Pacific Rim: Professor Ted Mock, Center for Accounting Research, School of Accounting, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1421, USA, Phone: (213) 740-4861, Fax: (213) 747-2815

Papers from Europe, Africa and the Middle East: Professor Steven Maijoor, Maastricht Accounting & Auditing Research Center, Rijksumversiteit Limburg, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands, Phone: 31 43883719, Fax: 31 13258520

Further Information

Further information concerning the Symposium can also be obtained via e-mail from or Manuscript preparation information in "Instructions to Authors " is published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory or it may be obtained through Internet from ANet, the International Accounting Network. The URL for the instructions is: "" To sign up on ANet, send an e-mail to

Early Registration

This year's Symposium will be held Maastricht, The Netherlands. If you would like details on early registration for the Symposium, please write Ms. Els van Aernsbergen at the Maastricht Accounting & Auditing Research Center (address above).


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