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MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management

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The University

The International Hellenic University is the first Greek public University where all programmes are taught exclusively in English. The University has a strong faculty of internationally distinguished academics

The Course

The MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management has been developed by experts with experience in international accounting, auditing, and finance in both academia and industry. The MSc combines accounting and auditing knowledge with expertise in finance, which helps students gain the necessary knowledge of the international accounting and finance environment.


Dr Stergios Leventis Associate Professor in Accounting
Dr Fragiskos Archontakis Lecturer
PhD in Economics
Dr Christos Grose Academic Associate
PhD in Finance
Dr Alexandros Sikalidis Academic Associate
PhD in Accounting and Finance
Burkert, Michael Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control, Department of Management,
University of Fribourg
Charitou, Andreas G. Professor of Accounting
University of Cyprus
Koutoupis, Andreas Head of Governance
Risk & Internal Audit Services (Director), Mazars, Athens – Greece

Markou, Antonis Audit Partner
Deloitte Greece

Tsamparlis, Fotis Senior Manager
Deloitte Business Solutions S.A.
Xepapadeas, Anastasios Professor of Economic Theory and Policy,
Dean of the School of Economic Sciences of Athens University of Economics and Business
Zattoni, Alessandro Professor of Strategy,
LUISS – Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli

The Dissertation

As part of the MScs programme students work on a 5-month project on a subject related to their academic interests and career aspirations.

The Master’s dissertation provides a good opportunity to apply theory and concepts learned in their courses to a real-world business environment.

Students submit an individual 10,000 – word project using different types of datasets, as well as the writing of case studies and reports often based on summer internships.

Ideal Career Path

Upon completion of studies, graduates will have access to a vast range of career opportunities in international and local organisations. Employing organisations may be in the private of public sector. The programme is designed to boost employability for students and professionals who aim for international careers as:

  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Consultants in accounting, auditing, tax and financial management
  • Tax revenue officers
  • Corporate lawyers

Consulting project (optional)

During the last part of the taught terms, students participate in a consulting project relevant to their interests. In groups, students study an actual problem of a particular accounting firm, industry or organisation. Following analysis of the problem, the students prepare and present concrete and practical solution(s). More information at


Duration of the Programme:
1 year full-time (FT) or 2 years part-time (PT)

Teaching takes place during weekday afternoons, usually 18.00 - 21.00.

The programme starts in October.


Events and Seminars

The IHU organises regularly events, workshops and business seminars. Some of these are offered exclusively to the IHU students and alumni.

The purpose of the Events and Seminars is to act as a link between the academic community and businesses by introducing you to the real world of business and showing you how the notions and techniques learnt in the classroom apply and materialize in the Greek business context.

After all, you will get a better taste of many sectors of the market.


Furthermore, the IHU welcomes the presentation of working academic papers of outstanding Greek and international academics. This consists the "Research Seminar" series.

The purpose of the Research Seminar Series is to bring together the academic and business community by presenting contemporary research topics in Finance, Business, Marketing, Accounting and Economics, among others. Through these seminars, as an international centre of knowledge, innovation and research, the IHU attempts to further strengthen its strategic role in academic excellence.


Greek Accounting Standards

Current Economic Conditions

Deloitte Business Seminar



Debt Restructuring Survive today. Prepare for tomorrow

Συνέντευξη τύπου Deloitte

New Greek Accounting Standards



Start-ups και χρηματοδότηση

The Role, Importance & Function of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight Board

Consulting Projects 2016



ACCA Accelerate program presentation

Risk Management in the Context of Modern Bannking

Private Bankers View



Ξ¤he Role of Business Risk Management & Internal Audit

The General Secretariat of Public Revenue



Application-Entry requirements

  • a good university degree from a recognised university
  • proof of English competence (recently acquired IELTS /TOEFL/TOEIC or Proficiency)

The University operates on a rolling admissions basis. This means that candidates apply for and are admitted to the MSc all year round until all the available places are filled. The programme begins in October.

Industry Partnerships

Strategic Collaboration between the International Hellenic University and Deloitte Greece

International Hellenic UniversityDeloitte

The International Hellenic University has proceeded with the signing of a Collaboration Agreement with the professional services company Deloitte Greece. This collaboration will create an open channel of communication and exchange of views, ideas, and technical know-how between the two establishments.

The collaboration will provide, amongst other projects, the organization of common educational activities via workshop seminars, the development of collaborative research, activities within the framework of consultancy projects and students’ dissertations, the joint submission of proposals to national and international research and development programmes, the exchange of views for the improvement and harmonization of the educational process with the modern demands of the job market and businesses. Its first action will be the launch of the Deloitte Business Seminar Series, a series of seminars delivered by Senior Deloitte’s Executives designated for Executive MBA students and graduates. These seminars will provide know-how and business best practices in topics such as consultancy, taxation, financial auditing, investment motivation and governance.

This collaboration establishes a new basis for the possibility of obtaining work experience for students via work placements ? as Deloitte Greece intends to provide support, via the consultancy - mentoring of students of the International Hellenic University. Consultancy will take place with regards to start-ups and new business projects for innovation contests and pitching events. Also, Deloitte intends to offer employment to students of distinction from the Institution and particularly to students who have distinguished themselves in Postgraduate Programmes of Study related to the full range of consultancy and auditing services in the area of financial services, energy, tele-communications/informatics and tourism.





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