Friday, October 19, 2012

Austria launches anti-corruption studies in February 2013

The International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) will open its doors to the first ever international Master in Anti-Corruption Studies. A two-year, part-time program, the Master is designed for working professionals from all around the globe who wish to remain fully employed while pursuing their degree. Upon completion, they will receive an MA in Anti-Corruption Studies.

The Master programme will start in February 2013 with the first module. Applications will be accepted until 26 October 2012. The program combines distance learning with seven, twelve-day on-site modules.

Six will take place at the IACA campus in Laxenburg, Austria and one at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. "The Master provides participants from both the public and the private sector with a better understanding of corruption.

They acquire knowledge and skills for building capacity in the field and tools for helping bridge the gap between theory and practice," stated Martin Kreutner, chair of IACA.

Graduation from the Master programme offers employment opportunities in fields such as compliance, law enforcement, investigative journalism, academia, finance and international affairs.
   
For more information visit http://www.iaca.int. (PRNewswire)

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