University Transparency Lab online course

The course at the University Transparency Lab consists of two complementary parts: lectures which allow students to understand the relevant aspects of anti-corruption, and project development from scratch. The investigations produced by the students will be published in Russian independent media.

We are no longer accepting applications for this course

Who is this course for?

This course is for undergraduate and graduate students who wish to hold their universities accountable.

As part of the course, students will learn how to

  • Assess corruption risks in universities.
  • Monitor educational institutions for corruption based on open sources.
  • Analyse corruption practices in universities using modern tools.
  • Analyse public procurement of educational institutions.
  • Design advocacy campaigns.
  • Prepare media publications.

How long is the course?

Classes start on February 3rd, and the release of media publications is scheduled for mid-July.

Course format

Online classes once a week and regular meetings with project mentors.


  • Alyona Vandysheva

    Alyona Vandysheva

    Expert in anti-corruption education

  • Anna Kuleshova

    Anna Kuleshova

    Sociologist, founder of Social Researchers Across Borders

  • Grigory Mashanov

    Grigory Mashanov

    Anti-corruption lawyer

  • Lizaveta Tsybulina

    Lizaveta Tsybulina

    Investigative journalist

  • Vika Shkarinova

    Vika Shkarinova


We are no longer accepting applications for this course
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