Educational partners and projects
1. The curriculum for the first cycle of studies takes into consideration the following:
· The International Education Standards for Professional Accountants set by IFAC (International Federation of Accountants);
· The 8 th European Directive regulating the financial audit activities;
· The curriculum developed by UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development);
· The results of the Accounting Working Group representing the accountancy profession in 8 main European countries;
· The recommendations and suggestions of national accounting regulatory bodies i.e. the Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania (CFAR) and the Body of Expert and Licensed Accountants of Romania (CECCAR - Corpul Expertilor Contabili si al Contabililor Autorizati din România).
2. In 2006, the Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems was accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the world's largest professional accountancy body, which has 320,000 members and students in 160 countries, with a network of 70 offices around the world, recognized by the European Union member states and by the United Nations Organization.
This accreditation brings the following advantages to the Accounting and Management Information Systems study program:
· The international recognition of the Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems as an institution fully capable to provide academic programs training professional accountants at international levels;
· Starting with the generation of students graduating after 2008, the students of the Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems taking the ACCA exams are exempted from 9 of the 14 exams listed in the Professional Examination Scheme ACCA 2007;
· Reduced expenses for the ACCA learning program by approximately 60% (full preparation amounting to 18,000 Euros);
· Continuously updated curricula , according to the changes in ACCA programs and in line with the requirements of the international regulatory bodies in the field.
3. Since 2007, the Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems has been a member of the International Association for Accounting Education and Research – IAAER), based in USA ( http://www.iaaer.org/?page=University%20Members , http://www.iaaer.org/ ) , an association recognized by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and by other international accounting regulatory bodies.
4. Starting with the 2007-2008 academic year, the AMIS Faculty offers to 90 of the 1 st cycle students the possibility to join the section taught in English. The Faculty's partner for this section is the Business School of the University of Amsterdam, ranked the 69 th in the World University Ranking produced by the Times Higher Education Supplement in 2006, and the 4 th in the European university ranking, after Oxford, Cambridge and Warwick, http://www.studeren.uva.nl/printable_version.cfm?404; http://www.studeren.uva.nl:80/bsc_economics/ .
5. Through the Socrates Erasmus programs, the AMIS Faculty has signed bilateral agreements with the following universities: The University of Orleans , L'Institut National des Techniques Économiques et Comptables (INTEC) de Paris, University of Nantes, Upper Alsace University from Mulhouse, University of Amsterdam and The Istanbul University.