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The International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) is located in Laxenburg, in the province of Lower Austria. Located roughly 15 km south of Vienna, the town of Laxenburg is particularly famous for its 13th century Franzensburg castle which draws in numerous tourists from all around the world. During the Habsburg era, Laxenburg became a summer getaway for the Austrian imperial court and aristocracy. Today it offers a reminiscing glimpse of this period. It has well connected transport system to the city of Vienna and offers numerous leisure, relaxation, and cultural activities.

Since its inauguration, the International Anti-Corruption Academy has been housed in Palais Kaunitz-Wittgenstein. Over the centuries, the palace has accommodated many inhabitants, including Earl Luigi Canale (Ambassador of Piedmont to the Imperial Court), Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg (the State Chancellor during the reigns of Maria Theresa), Joseph II, Leopold II, the family of Prince Esterhazy, and Clara Wittgenstein (the relative of Ludwig and Paul Wittgenstein, the famous philosopher and concert pianist, respectively).

Numerous standardized and tailor-made trainings, academic degree programmes, opportunities for dialogue and networking, and anti-corruption think-tank and benchmarking activities organized by IACA were and continue to be hosted in the Palais Kaunitz-Wittgenstein.

At IACA, our team comprises diverse, highly qualified professionals from around the world. All staff members have passed an international screening and recruitment process and are regularly hired under international contracts.

We strive for gender balance in our workforce, which currently consists of 59% female and 41% male staff.



Employment and Staffing

Salaries of IACA Staff Members are competitive and income tax-exempt in Austria. Other benefits include occupational accident insurance coverage, and 28 days of annual leave per year. IACA Staff Members are entered into the Austrian public health insurance scheme and may also opt-into the Austrian public pension system and unemployment insurance scheme.

IACA’s Staff Members pass a standardized screening and recruitment process and are appointed as international civil servants.

IACA strives for geographical and cultural diversity, as well as gender balance among its staff. Since its establishment in 2011, nationals from over 60 different countries have worked for the organization. IACA has managed to ensure a near 50-50 gender balance among its staff with both women and men being represented throughout the organization from intern to management levels.


Since our establishment in 2011, we have employed staff from more than 60 countries

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe.


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International Anti-Corruption Academy

Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria  |  T: +43 2236 710 718 101

© 2024 IACA. Developed by IACA.

Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria  |  T: +43 2236 710 718 101

© 2023 IACA. Developed by IACA.