Transparency International School on Integrity (TISI) is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. The upcoming TISI 2018 will take place during 2-8 July, 2018 in Vilnius, Lithuania. TISI exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to try and implement their ideas in practice.
Following a rigorous selection process, selected students spend 7 highly intensive days learning from leading anti-corruption and accountability professionals. TISI seeks to create a peer-to-peer learning and integrity-building environment that links theory with practice and helps young leaders to acquire better skills in bringing the anti-corruption message across.
School lectures, seminars, training and field trips provide TISI participants with a unique blend of international and local know-how, while also challenging students to approach the subject from outside the box and offer novel, previously untested solutions. Since 2010, TISI has welcomed more than 900 youth leaders from around 110 countries worldwide.
Is this School for you?
This one is easy. TISI is for senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35 eager to learn how to make a stand against corruption and to achieve greater transparency in their country. The seven-day format offers a powerful mix of an intensive academic schedule, unconference-like atmosphere and continuous peer-to-peer interactions which all make it into an unforgettable one-week-long adventure.
TISI usually hosts an equal share of participants from private and public sectors, NGOs and academia from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Such diversity in background and experience further strengthen our applied approach to anti-corruption and transparency. Therefore, students not only learn about the causes of corruption but also spend a large part of their time learning practical ways in which societies can become more transparent and accountable.
In July 2017, once again we welcomed some 140 future leaders from more than 70 countries for a 7-day event in the beautiful Lithuanian capital Vilnius.
The School on Integrity is organized in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius. It is the second largest university in Vilnius with 11,000 students and some 200 doctoral candidates. Its mission is to educate young people to become creative, innovative and productive members of society in all areas, from science to culture and technology.
The application process
Applying is really simple – just fill out and submit our online application form. Please note that you will be asked to upload a short motivational letter along with your Europass CV. We strongly advise that you prepare these in advance and have them ready before you start filling out your application form.
Who can apply?
The School 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. TI School does not discriminate its applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, political beliefs, marital, familial or parental status, sexual orientation or any other basis.
Fees & Accommodation
The course fee covers tuition fee, course material, accommodation, meals and extra-curricular activities. The fee for TISI 2018 is EUR 700.
The lectures are held at the Mykolas Romeris University student campus. Usually all the participants are accommodated at the university hostel facilities and are asked to share a room with another student of the same gender. However, do not hesitate to let us know if you have particular needs or certain preferences. TI School team will do their best to meet your needs and make sure nothing spoils your stay in Vilnius.
Deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2018, for non-scholarship applications – 20 May 2018.
Non-scholarship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Participants from non-EU member states that require a visa to enter Lithuania will be issued an invitation letter upon request. Please address this request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that an invitation letter will only be issued to those participants who have already paid the registration fee.