What is Transparency International?
Transparency International, the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption, brings people together in a powerful worldwide coalition to end the devastating impact of corruption on men, women and children around the world.
TI’s mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption.
What is the Transparency International Summer School on Integrity?
The Transparency International Summer School on Integrity is the first academic programme in the former Soviet Union to tackle the issue of corruption in the public and private sectors. Participants will learn from international anti-corruption experts and academics about the underlying causes of corruption and about the tools used to fight it.
What is Mykolas Romeris University?
Mykolas Romeris University is the second largest university in Lithuania with 21,000 students and 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.
Travelling to Vilnius and Lithuania
By plane: Airlines that operate flights to Vilnius are AirBaltic, Aer Lingus, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, Estonian Air, Finnair, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian AirShuttle and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). There are direct flights to Vilnius from Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Helsinki, Kiev, London, Moscow, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Riga, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna and Warsaw.
By train: Vilnius has train connections to cities in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine as well as with Daugavpils in Latvia and Warsaw in Poland.
By bus: Eurolines or Ecolines connects Vilnius with many cities in Europe.
Visas and Insurance
According to Schengen Law, pupils, students and accompanying teachers or lecturers, who undertake trips for the purposes of study or educational training have the right to a visas free of charge. Summer School organisers will assist participants in obtaining their visas. For more information on visas, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.
Participants are expected to cover their own insurance costs.
TI Lithuania is happy to answer any further questions you may have! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, +370 5 212 69 51 or transparencyschool (skype)