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Regional Summer Academy Asia 2022

The event is supported by the Siemens Integrity Initiative

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19 - 25 Nov 2022


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Training Fee

190 EUR


IACA Regional Summer Academy - Asia is an interdisciplinary programme that promotes a deeper understanding of corruption, prepares participants to better address challenges and promote best practices, and offers frameworks for durable anti-corruption and compliance strategies.

Internationally renowned professors and practitioners combine theory with real-world case studies, providing fresh insights on regional issues and challenges.

The programme consists of lectures, a roundtable, an excursion, and a team-building exercise.

Course topics

The detailed programme including confirmed lecturers will be published soon, and the training will cover the following anti-corruption related themes:

  • Economics
  • Enforcement / Prevention
  • Ethics
  • Integrity and Compliance
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Regional issues and case studies

IACA’s Regional Summer Academies bring leading experts from within the region and globally to cover the various interdisciplinary topics of the programme.


An intensive, interdisciplinary programme that addresses trends and practices on the regional and global anti-corruption agenda and promotes a culture of the reflective practitioner.

IACA Regional Summer Academy – Asia is a seven-day interdisciplinary programme for professionals seeking to enhance their anti-corruption work in this part of the world. This is the seventh in the series of regional programmes modelled after IACA’s successful annual Summer Academy and is designed to address region-specific topics relevant to anti-corruption and compliance professionals.  

The Regional Summer Academy – Asia equips participants with:

  • a deeper understanding of the intricacies of corruption globally and in the region
  • enhanced skill sets to assess best practices and cross-sectoral challenges
  • tools to help bridge the gap between anti-corruption theory and practice
  • frameworks for devising sustainable anti-corruption strategies
  • exposure to the latest research and case studies from leading global experts
  • the opportunity to exchange experiences and develop a strong network.

Participants benefit from high-level peer discussion and subsequently join the Academy’s alumni network of anti-corruption and compliance professionals from more than 160 countries.

Regional Summer

IACA reserves the right to change or adapt the date, time, and/or format of the event at its discretion given the rapidly changing nature of the current global pandemic.

Target Group

Professionals from the selected countries with relevant work experience in the public or private sector, international or non-governmental organizations, as well as media representatives, students, and researchers in areas related to anti-corruption and/or compliance. Applicants with a level of junior engagement demonstrating their potential may also apply.


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Eligible countries

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Kingdom of Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Kingdom of Cambodia, People’s Republic of China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Republic of Maldives, Mongolia, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Republic of Singapore, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Kingdom of Thailand, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam; and People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and People’s Republic of China, Macao Special Administrative Region.

Delivery Format

The IACA Regional Summer Academy – East, South-East, and South Asia 2022 is foreseen to be delivered in person and include live sessions, team-building activities, social events, and a round-table discussion


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Admission requirements

  • Professionals with an extensive level of work experience related to the training. Subject to available seats, professionals with a level of junior engagement demonstrating their potential are encouraged to apply.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Hold a passport of one of the eligible countries.

Participants will be selected based on their education and professional experience. IACA is committed to promoting diversity and strives to attract participants from various backgrounds.

Please read the Information for the Application, Admission, and Participation in the RSA - Asia 2022 carefully before applying.

Admission Documents

  • CV,
  • Motivation Letter (for scholarship applicants: a detailed Motivation Letter as per the requirements described in the Information), 
  • Copy of a valid passport,
  • Professional photo.
  • Proof of English Proficiency (optional),
  • Recommendation letters (optional).

Fees and Logistics

Training fee: 190 EUR - costs for the training, accommodation, meals, coffee breaks, and social events as described in the programme.

Insurance: Participants are responsible for their insurance and covering any associated costs

Visa: Participants are responsible for their visa arrangements and any associated costs.


IACA offers a limited number of partial scholarships for applicants from the eligible countries as listed above that are also citizens of one of the Least Developed Countries as defined by the United Nations, or citizens from IACA State Parties, listed under the World Bank Classification of Countries by Income as the Lower-Middle- and Upper-Middle-Income Economies, funded by the Siemens Integrity Initiative. The scholarships are highly competitive, and merit based. Please check eligibility carefully and in case of applying for a scholarship please indicate this clearly in your application.

Language of instruction


Certificate awarded

Certificate of Attendance

Previous Regional Summer Academies


Central and South America, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2019)


South and East Asia, Seoul, Republic of Korea (2019)


East and Southeast Asia, Beijing, China (2018)


Middle East, Kuwait City, Kuwait (2017)


Eastern Africa, Kampala, Uganda (2016)


Latin America, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2015)


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© 2022 IACA. Developed by IACA.

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