November 5, 2020
It is a pleasure to share the news about ACREC and the launch of its Master’s Program in Anti-corruption Studies in September, 2020. The Certificate Program in Interdisciplinary Anti-Corruption Studies is in its second year. The programs focus on education and research for the systematic study in the field of prevention and counteraction of corruption and its consequences.
ACREC was founded by a consortium of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the Anti-Corruption Action Centre, Тransparency International Ukraine, and Kyiv-Mohyla Foundation of America.
Courses are attended by members of government, law enforcement agencies, government agencies, journalists and the public sector to provide these agents of change with the tools and knowledge for their professional development in the anti-corruption field.
The Master’s program in Anti-Corruption studies was established in conjunction with the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’s Department of Political Science. This year’s Master’s program in Anti-Corruption Studies is funded by MATRA, a support program from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), and with the financial support of the Swedish Embassy in Ukraine.
Andriy Biletskyj, doctoral candidate in law, faculty member of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, is the director of the ACREC program. He manages the program and teaches courses on methods and data-driven analysis and evidence-based research in anti-corruption, and anti-corruption campaigns of community –driven organizations. Andriy Biletskyj is an expert on online programs in the anti-corruption area. He has been named to the board of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine.