What is Transparency International School on Integrity? Transparency International School on Integrity is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. TI School on Integrity exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to implement their ideas in practice.
Who can apply? TI School on integrity is open to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35.
We welcome individuals from public, private, non-governmental and academic sectors, from all academic backgrounds.
Course fee & Scholarships Course fee is EUR 550. It covers tuition fee, course material, accommodation, meals and extra-curricular activities. Scholarships available.
Deadlines Deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2015, for non-scholarship applications - 15 May 2015.
Non-scholarship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Alumni Network Our ever-growing alumni network features almost 500 future leaders from more than 85 countries worldwide
TISI is organized in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius. Upon completion of the TISI course, the students receive 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits, which only stresses the fact that you come to school to learn and are required to do additional preparatory reading before the School starts. The course reading material is published in advance and students are encouraged to get in touch with TISI organizers for additional reading suggestions.
The School curriculum is presented through a variety of learning modules such as lectures, seminars, training, discussions, field trips, film screenings and social events. The program follows a conscious schedule which, as the week goes by, gradually moves away from introductory topics to seminars and training aimed to address particular subjects and let participants to acquire new skill sets. In short, the aim of the program is to leave you inspired and empowered by creating opportunities to learn in small groups as well as through mentoring hours.
The School features three teaching modules that cover the public sector, the private sector and civic empowerment tools. Each module deals both with theory and practice and includes:
Public sector - grand and small corruption, measuring corruption, state capture, political party financing, public procurement, etc.
Private sector – international anti-corruption mechanisms, corporate reporting standards and corruption in different industry sectors, such as the media or sports, etc.
The civic empowerment module addresses the role of citizens in monitoring the activities of the state and explores ways in which people can become involved in the public decision-making process, in reporting corruption and in anti-cor