New Publication „German Accounting – A Guide for Students and Professionals“


This English textbook provides Students and Professionals with relevant basic knowledge on German accounting in a brief, structured manner, including numerous practical exercises:

  • Fundamentals of accounting: functions, German statutory requirements (i.e. HGB) as well as the generally accepted accounting principles
  • Accounting techniques and account assignment: detailed presentation of the most important accounts and entry formulas
  • Preparation of financial statements: systematics and contents of relevant accounting topics

It is based on the 7th Edition of the German textbook “Buchführung und Jahresabschlusserstellung nach HGB” – a very well-known textbook in the German-language literature written by Prof. Dr. Torsten Mindermann and Prof. Dr. Gerrit Brösel. Additional author of this 1st Edition in English is Prof. Dr. Christoph Freichel, a former PhD student of Brösel, in collaboration with Yannik Stein.

The book is published here. The brochure can be found here.

german_accounting_a_guide_for_students_and_professionalsFoto: Brösel