How to Apply

Applications to the IPSA-FLACSO Mexico Summer School are open. Please check the entry requirements below and then, apply using the application form.


  • Have completed high school or equivalent

  • Summer School two week courses are teaching in english, therefore, basic language skills minimum are required.

The registration and payment allows you to immediately reserve a place on your favorite course. To register and pay online, you need a paypal account.

Participants without paypal account can register and pay their course making a bank transference.

Registration officially closes for all courses on october 5th, 2020

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The IPSA course program takes place from Monday to Friday for two weeks with live sessions of 3 hours. There will be two additional hours of computer lab sessions, to add the use of specific software to the curriculum which will be supervised by teaching assistants

The participants will have the opportunity to receive special assessment about their specific needs related to their own research interests.

This program is also complemented by special lectures in which participants will have the opportunity to examine the impact of different methodologies on specific and substantial issues.

Furthermore, the instructors will offer evening lectures on more practical academic matters, such as: "how to be published", and lectures about "how should we combine historical with systematic social science research" and "Democracy in Crisis"

The IPSA courses schedule is from 9 a.m. to 15:00 p.m. with two additional hours of lab sessions. (50 hours in total)

The courses will be offered in English. As long as they are about subjects with specialized language, there will be no simultaneous translation. However, the refresher course includes a vocabulary session in which technical terms will be taught, its meaning and an approximate translation in Spanish.

  • Required reading material will be accessible by an intranet facility following registration and payment.

  • There will be an opening and closing session online where all participants will have the opportunity to network and interact with each other.

  • Instructors will offer late-afternoon lectures or round tables in more practical matters (such as “how to get published”).