|Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) - How to Apply|
Admission Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an undergraduate degree, equivalent to a Bachelor degree. In addition, a minimum of three years of relevant work experience, or alternatively, a proven history of academic research in anti-corruption is required. What is more, applicants whose mother tongue is not English, must provide a certificate of proficiency in written and spoken English.
Application Period: 16 July to 26 October 2012
Applying for a scholarship (optional): If you are an applicant from a Least Developed Country and you wish to apply for a scholarship, please indicate your interest for applying by checking the box.
2. University certificate and transcripts: A university certificate is a document confirming that you have received specific education, such as a diploma certifying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. You must provide a certified copy of your university certificate.
Official university transcripts: Official transcripts are stamped or signed documents from your university indicating what grades/marks and degrees you earned.
Non-English language certificates and transcripts: If your certificates and transcripts and are in a language other than English, you are asked to provide an official translation of the entire certificate and transcript. An official translation is either a translation which has an official stamp from your university or a translation by a translation service.
3. Curriculum Vitae: a Curriculum Vitae or résumé should include your contact information, previous work experience, education, and skills relevant to the MACS. The CV must be in tabular form. The CV should not exceed two pages in length on A4 paper.
4. Letter of Motivation: a letter of motivation includes a brief description of how you are suited for the MACS, and why you feel that you are an appropriate candidate. Discuss your goals for the MACS programme and your professional career. What experiences have most contributed to your desire to study anti-corruption? How will IACA help you meet your academic and professional goals? The letter of motivation must be between 500 and 1000 words.
5. Recommendations: All applicants are required to arrange for the submission of two letters of recommendation. Recommendations should be written by individuals who are well-placed to discuss your qualifications for the MACS and a career in anti-corruption. Your reference letters should be directly sent by the recommender to IACA. The scanned copies of the letters are to be submitted by e-mail.
6. Proof of English Language Proficiency: The entire programme’s language of instruction is English. Therefore, all applicants are required to have excellent command of the English language. Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must attach proof of English language proficiency in accordance with the language requirements.
7. Passport copy and colour passport photo: Please provide a colour copy of the first page of your passport, and a colour passport photo.
8. Application fee and payment modalities: For administration purposes, IACA requires a non-refundable payment of 100 EUR from all applicants, including applicants who request a scholarship.
Bank Name: Bank Austria Unicredit Group
The application form and all accompanying materials must be in English.
Submitted documents and applications will not be returned to applicants.
The guidelines for the application procedure can be downloaded here.
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