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Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp (SARAC) / The Congress Centre Davos, Switzerland


This is the 4th edition of SARAC, co-organized by the University of St. Gallen’s Institute of Accounting, Control and Auditing (ACA) and the University of Lausanne’s Department of Accounting and Control (DAC). On February 6th and 7th, 2025, the conference will take place in Davos, Switzerland.


The Research Alpine Camp aims to bring together experienced researchers, early career researchers, and PhD students to exchange research ideas and projects in one of the most famous Swiss Alps ski resorts. Find out more about the unique conference location, the home of the World Economic Forum, The Congress Centre Davos in Davos, Switzerland.

Keynote Speakers

Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University
Ane Tamayo, The London School of Economics and Political Science


We invite submissions of papers in all areas of financial and management accounting. We encourage submissions of empirical studies employing novel data and approaches in terms of data gathering (e.g., field studies, experiments, hand-collected) and/or settings (e.g., private firms, European data, banks, financial services) that are of potential interest to regulators and practitioners.

Paper Submission

The deadline for original papers to be considered for SARAC 2025 is August 1, 2024. Please email your paper (no author information) and a separate file including author information to sarac@unisg.ch.

Registration, Fee, and Accommodation

The registration deadline for SARAC 2025 is December 15, 2024. Participation is limited, so early registration is encouraged! You can also register immediately using the QR-Code on the right.

The participation fee per person covers conference access, paper downloads, coffee breaks, and lunch. Further, it covers the conference dinner at Schatzalp, famous for its association with Thomas Mann’s novel ‘The Magic Mountain’. Participants will need to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

  • Early registration fee (until 4 Oct 2024): CHF 400, PhD students: CHF 300
  • Late registration fee (as of 5 Oct 2024): CHF 450, PhD students: CHF 350

Please visit the SARAC website for additional details and information, such as information on the congress hotels.