Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Klaus Henselmann is Full Professor for the Chair of Accounting and Auditing at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany. He teaches in Bachelor, Master and PhD programs and in the University’s Executive MBA-Programs. His main research interests are financial statement analysis, company valuation, auditing, digital financial reporting and computerised text mining.

Beyond teaching and research, he serves as a strategy counsel of XBRL Germany ( and holds seminars for the Federal Chamber of Chartered Tax Advisors (“Bundessteuerberaterkammer” As member of a working group from BStBK and IDW ( he helped to develop valuation standards for SMEs.

He has many years of experience on the executive board of the European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts ( and for the committee at the Chamber of Chartered Auditors (“Wirtschaftsprüferkammer” responsible for the federal exam.