The Accounting Department of the University of Tehran has been operating since 1983 and currently accepts three undergraduate, postgraduate (accounting and auditing) and PhD students.
The accounting faculty of the University of Tehran consists of 6 associates and 2 assistants. Also, since April 2016, Dr. Bita Mashayekhi is Head of Accounting Department.
Accounting in the world has been around for 6000 years and the earliest date of discovered accounting records goes back to 3600 BC. One of the most prominent names in accounting is Luca Pachioli, who introduced bilateral accounting in 1494. However, accounting emerged today after the industrial revolution and with the expansion of companies.
Accounting is nowadays recognized as a common business language, as it is essential in all business activities to identify, measure, record, and provide relevant, reliable and comparable information regarding corporate business activities. Due to the rapid growth of accounting in today's world, there is a strong need to understand accounting theory and practice.
Along with the global advancements in accounting, the University of Tehran also offers student training in three undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees.
At the University of Tehran, undergraduate students are familiar with concepts such as the office cycle and accounting information system, accounting and other aspects of management accounting as well as government auditing and accounting, and after obtaining a degree, are prepared to be effective in the job market. be.
At the postgraduate level, students learn theoretical and underlying topics in accounting, and do research in the form of a thesis. At the doctoral level, students are also introduced to the philosophical issues of accounting, and if successful in the comprehensive exam, conduct extensive research in the field of accounting and defend it in the form of a doctoral thesis.