How to Apply

Applications to the IPSA-FLACSO Mexico Summer School 2021 are open. Please check the entry requirements below and then proceed to register.

Requirements:

  • Have completed a bachelor's degree in areas related to social sciences.

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

  • Some courses require basic knowledge of statistical software. Please check the details described in the course you wish to enroll in.

To register you must complete the following steps:

1. Click on "Apply Now" to complete your registration.

2. You will receive a confirmation email with a username and password.

3. Log in again to the registration site http://ipsa-registro.flacso.edu.mx with the user name and password you received in your email and proceed to pay for the selected courses by deposit, bank transfer, or in the case of international payments you can do it through TransferWise by entering the following link: https://wise.com/mx/send-money/send-money-to-mexico

4. Once the payment has been made, attach a jpg, png, or pdf image as proof of payment in the payment section of the registration site.

5. You will receive a confirmation email in your email inbox.

The registration and payment allows you to immediately reserve a place on your favorite course.

Registration officially closes for all courses on august 13th, 2021

For more information, please contact: ipsasm@flacso.edu.mx

Schedule

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 courses will be offered in English. 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.