University, Student, and Faculty
You have reached the CACF information page for students and faculty of universities participating in the CACF program with The American Anti-Corruption Institute (AACI). Suppose you are a student or a member of the faculty of a nonparticipating university who wants to become a CACF. In that case, you may apply as a professional subject to meet the CACF eligibility requirements.
Updated: January 30, 2023
The CACF is an anti-corruption certification that aims to help participating colleges and universities support their students to engage intelligently in the fight against corruption. Students shall attend six hours in-person or via Zoom sessions in two classes: three hours each.
The CACF exam is proctored and designed to test online the anti-corruption intelligence (ACI) of CACF candidates. ACI means “the minimum optimum knowledge a university student or decision maker should have to avoid fraud and corruption intelligently.” Such knowledge includes the proper blend of principles of fighting corruption, internal control, anti-fraud, governance, decision-making, and relevant international legal perspectives. The CACF emphasizes the concept of deterrence and prevention.
1- Duration: 30 days.
CACF student candidates have 30 days to prepare for the CACF exam. During the course, they can contact The AACI’s experts to answer their questions.
2- Intensive One-Day CACF Review Course and Exam
The AACI’s experts conduct two live CACF review sessions in-person or via Zoom, three hours each.
They provide an overview of the CACF review textbook and address the students’ queries.
(a) It is an expert-led review course that aims to enable CACF candidates to pass the exam.
(b) The AACI approves the expert who delivers the review course. The expert shall be a Certified Anti-Corruption Manager (CACM).
(c) The latest edition of the CACF Review textbook is the only approved textbook to use in class.
3- Number of Students Per Class
Min. 50 and Max. 100 per class. Classes are conducted in-person or via Zoom.
The exam dates are set in collaboration with participating colleges, universities, and authorized third parties.
A CACF candidate shall register for the CACF via a participating college, university, or an authorized third party:
If the test center staff has questions about the identification presented, you may be asked for additional proof of identity. You may be refused access to an examination and forfeit the examination fee for that session if the staff believes that you have not proven your identity. Admittance to the test center and examination does not imply that your identification is valid or that your scores will be reported if subsequent investigations reveal impersonation or forgery.
The Certified Anti-Corruption Fellow (CACF) student candidate shall meet all the CACF eligibility requirements. A CACF shall:
Each participating college and university discloses the fee to its students.
Each CACF candidate shall receive: