Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

WHERE WILL THE CLASSES TAKE PLACE?

Due to the health contingency arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on travel and group meetings, for the second time, all the courses of the 6th edition of the summer school will be held virtually through the Zoom platform.


I AM A FOREIGN STUDENT. DO I NEED A VISA TO ENTER MEXICO?

Most Latin American citizens do not need a visa to enter Mexico. However, you may require a visa if you come from another region. Please visit this link for more information: http://goo.gl/Q5GyHC


WHERE CAN I STAY IN MEXICO CITY?

There are several hotels near FLACSO Mexico in which you can stay. In this link you can find the options we recommend for accommodations: http://bit.ly/2OoxsyY


APPLICATIONS

WHEN IS THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS?

The last day for enrollment is august 13th, 2021. Our courses fill up very quickly so we suggest that you save your place as soon as possible.


IS THERE A MINIMUM NUMBER OF ENROLLED STUDENTS PER COURSE?

After the registration period has ended, the IPSA courses with less than 17 registered participants will be cancelled.


WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THE COURSE I WAS ENROLLED TO IS NOT OPENED?

If the course you were enrolled in has less than 17 participants, that course will not be offered and you will be placed in your second or third choice.


IS THERE A WAITING LIST FOR THE SUMMER SCHOOL COURSES?

Due to high demand some courses might have a waiting list. Those on the waiting list will be allocated immediately after the payment deadline.


IS IT POSSIBLE TO APPLY FOR TWO COURSES AT THE SAME TIME?

Summer School courses are extremely demanding and they are simultaneous, thus participants can only register in one IPSA Course.


IS IT POSSIBLE TO APPLY FOR TWO SHORT COURSES AT THE SAME TIME?

Yes, it is possible. As long as the courses you choose do not overlap and neither of them are fully booked, you can register to more than one short course.


IS IT POSSIBLE TO APPLY ONLY FOR A SHORT COURSE?

Yes, it is possible. If you like, you may register only to short courses. It is not mandatory to apply for a long course afterwards.


WILL THE SUMMER SCHOOL OFFER COURSE COMPLETION CERTIFICATES TO STUDENTS?

Students who successfully complete the coursework and satisfy attendance requirements will receive a course completion certificate.


PAYMENT & PRICING

WHEN DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR MY REGISTRATION?

The payment deadline is august 13th, 2021. Our courses have high demand, so try to guarantee your spot as soon as possible.


WHAT PAYMENT METHOD CAN I USE?

We have several payment methods. You can pay by wire transfer, bank deposit, or through TransferWise for international participants.


WHAT IS THE CANCELATION POLICY?

Given that the registration fees are a guarantee of student enrollment and will be used to plan and pay for certain expenses prior to the Summer School, only can be reimbursed, if your course option doesn't have the minimum number of students registered to be opened.