DSC 0072 editIACA’s Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) class of 2017 - 2019 is back at our Laxenburg campus for the in-class part of Module II, which focuses on the sociology, criminology, and political science of corruption.

Lecturers for this module are Adam Graycar, Professor at the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University, Australia, and a member of IACA’s frequent visiting faculty, and Michael Johnston, Distinguished Professor at IACA and the Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, at Colgate University, United States of America. The module also includes study visits to the Austrian Public Prosecutor's Office for Combating Economic Crimes and Corruption and the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption.

Students in this fifth MACS class come from 18 countries and jurisdictions around the world. The diverse group includes experts in business management and journalism, prosecutors, investigators, government officials, officers of international organizations, auditors, and lawyers.

This year, IACA alumni have the opportunity to apply for a MACS Open Module in order to get a taste of our academic programmes, deepen their knowledge of a specific anti-corruption and compliance issue, and earn ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits. Three modules are open for application in 2018, the first of which is Module III on Corruption, Law, and International Initiatives (26 March to 17 June 2018, of which 30 April to 11 May on campus, deadline 5 March 2018). Read more about taking an Open Module here.

The MACS is a two-year, in-career programme consisting of seven modules and a master’s thesis and is specifically designed for working professionals.

Applications are now open for the next class starting in autumn 2018. Read more about the MACS here.