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To apply

The Call for Applications is open From 11 February - 20 March 2020


To apply:

  1. Log in or create an IPPA account
  2. Click to "I want to apply" button (at the top of the page)
  3. Follow the procedures outlined (upload the presentation of your research project (3 pages in PDF)). Please indicate the document title as follows: Surname - Research Project Title

The application and selection of Ph.D. students and young scholars (less than three years after obtaining their Ph.D.) for the Spring School is based on the research project proposed by the students and young scholars.

  • Research project may include a potential publication, a dissertation proposal, a chapter/part of a dissertation, or other.
  • The research project must be presented in a PDF document and should be approximately 3 pages long. Accepted students will be allowed to submit a longer version nearer the time of the Spring School.
  • In addition to a description of the research project, in the 3 pages, students must include a short statement (e.g., a paragraph) of how the research project relates to their current professional situation and career ambition.

The Registration period will be open March 23 - May 22. 


Registration Fees and expenses

Registration fees for the International Spring School are: 


    • Student tuition will be $550 for IPPA Members and $650 for non-IPPA member (individuals and institutions). 

    • Dormitory style shared rooms at $55/night

    • Students will pay their own airfare (estimated at $500 for North America students, $1300 outside of North America). 

    • Breakfast, lunch and two dinners included



Refund Policy

In the unfortunate event that you are unable to attend the International Springschool even after paying registration fees, reimbursements will be made according to the refund policy listed below:


Global refund policy:

    • IPPA membership fees cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
    • Before April 20, 2020: 100% reimbursement.
    • Between April 20 and May 15, 202050% reimbursement of registration fees (including lunches).
    • After May 15, 2020NO reimbursements will be made.
    • Partial refunds are not possible.
    • If you have received a refund during the course of one payment period, you will not be able to re-register in the same payment period.
    • Special refund considerations can be made for people encountering visa problems or those with personal emergencies. However, proof will be required and the final decision lies with IPPA.
    • All disputes arising from the registration process will be subject to French law. 



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