|Study location||Latvia, Riga (online)|
|Type||Short duration course, distance learning|
|Nominal duration||4 weeks (1.5 ECTS)|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
Eligible candidates are professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
As a substitute to a test, other proof of language proficiency may be provided (e.g. confirmation by current employer).
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
The reference should be sought from a current employer.
At least 2 years of professional experience in the public sector, non-governmental organisation or academia;
In this course, participants will learn the basics of good governance and how to counter corruption on a national level. The course includes an introduction to modern public sector governance and covers a mixture of concepts and practical tools for preventing and controlling corruption, featuring case studies from Latvia and other European Union countries. The course focuses on the links between integrity, transparency, and other good governance principles and anti-corruption, and also explores modern forms of corruption and crimes related to corruption.
After completing the course participants will understand the fundamentals of successful anti-corruption approaches and the main challenges of designing and implementing national level anti-corruption reforms.
The course will be taught by Liene Gātere, Anti-corruption and good governance expert; Iveta Kažoka, Director and senior policy analyst in good governance at local, national and EU level of the think-tank “Providus”; Līga Stafecka, Senior policy analyst in anti-corruption and good governance of think-tank “Providus”.
The course will take place throughout March 2022. It has 32 teaching hours consisting of lectures and seminars. Course sessions will take place via Zoom. All course participants will have access to the RGSL study portal, where course materials will be available. Participants are expected to fulfill the assignments as well as pass an exam to be rewarded with 1.5 ECTS for course completion.
Each month has its own designated specialisation such as European Union Law, Good Governance or European Political Economy, etc. The students may only complete one course.
Each course has 32 teaching hours consisting of lectures and seminars. Within each course, the selected participants will undergo intensive studies and earn 1.5 ECTS credit points upon passing the exam.
Course sessions will take place on specified days via the Zoom platform. In total, the participants will meet about three times a week. All course participants will also have access to the RGSL study portal, where course materials will be available.
Participants are expected to fulfil the assignments as well as pass an exam upon completion of the course.