ANTICORRP is a large-scale research project funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme. The project started in March 2012 and will end in February 2017. The full name is Anticorruption Policies Revisited: Global Trends and European Responses to the Challenge of Corruption and the central objective is to investigate factors that promote or hinder the development of effective anti-corruption policies. ERCAS is one of the twenty research groups that make up the project consortium.