Registration

Registration Key Dates

01 OCT 2015Registration for the Congress opens
13 APR 2016Deadline to register at a reduced Early Bird registration fee
13 APR 2016Deadline to register to appear in the Printed Program 
15 MAY 2016Extended Final Registration Deadline for all panelists
Participants not registered are withdrawn from the Congress Program

Registration is closed!

Registration Fees (US$)

All participants at the World Congress of Political Science must register online. This includes all participants with a role in the World Congress (paper presenters, convenors, chairs, discussants).

ALL Congress Participants must be 2016 individual IPSA members to register for the World Congress. You may become a member during the online registration process using your IPSA account. IPSA membership is not necessary to submit a panel or paper proposal; only for participation and attendance at the World Congress.

IPSA Members

IPSA does not offer non-member registration fees, or one-day registration fees. Participants may register in the categories listed below.

Registration Category

IPSA Membership

1 OCT 2015 - 13 APR 201614 APR 2016 - 28 JUL 2016
Early Bird RegistrationTotalRegular RegistrationTotal
 Regular Member - 2 years$170$260$430$310$480
 Senior Member - 2 years (over 65)$120$180$300$230$350
*Student Member - 2 years (under 35)$80$100$180$125$205
*Student Member  - 1 year (under 35)$50$100$150$125$175

Local PSA and IPSA Members

Members in good standing of the Polish Political Science Association (PPSA) / Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Politycznych (PTNP) who are also IPSA members in 2016 are eligible for a reduced registration fee as shown below. For information about PTNP membership please visit www.ptnp.org.pl.

Members in good standing of the Turkish Political Science Association (TPSA) / Siyasi İlimler Türk Derneği (SITD) who are also IPSA members in 2016 are eligible for a reduced registration fee as shown below. For information about TPSA membership please visit www.siyasiilimler.org.tr.

Registration Category

IPSA Membership

1 OCT 2015 - 13 APR 201614 APR 2016 - 28 JUL 2016
Early Bird RegistrationTotalRegular RegistrationTotal
 Regular Member - 2 years$170$130$300$155$325
 Senior Member - 2 years (over 65)$120$90$210$115$235
*Student Member - 2 years (under 35)$80$50$130$65$145
*Student Member  -1 year (under 35)$50$50$100$65$115

 

* Registration category for students up to 35 years of age requiring proof of student status at the time of registration (a proof of student status in PDF format will have to be e-mailed to wc2016@ipsa.org).
Please note that no exceptions will be made for students over 35 years old.

Registration fees must be paid for online by midnight, EST, April 13, 2016 to be eligible for the Early Bird Fee or postmarked by April 5, 2016, if paying by check/money order.

Accompanying person

Paid participants may purchase an accompanying person badge for immediate family members onsite at the Congress. The registration fee per accompanying person is $80 USD, payable only by credit card (Mastercard or Visa) or cash on site only (not online or in advance). No invitation letters will be issued for accompanying persons.


Payment

Registration fees may be paid for by credit card (preferred), cheque or money order (in US$ and made out to the “International Political Science Association”). We only accept Visa and Mastercard at this time. Please DO NOT SEND CASH to the Secretariat.

Registrants unable to pay online may send a cheque in US dollars to:

IPSA
World Congress 2016 Registration
1590 Docteur-Penfield Avenue, Bureau 331
Montréal, QC H3G 1C5, Canada

We recommend you use registered or certified mail in this case. IPSA is not responsible for payment lost or delayed in the mail.

Refund Policy

All cancellations must be sent in writing to the IPSA Secretariat at wc2016@ipsa.org.  Registrations cancelled before April 13, 2016 will be refunded 50% of the registration fee paid; cancellations received as of April 14, 2016 and no-shows will not be refunded. If mailed, the 50% refund will apply to notifications post-marked by April 5, 2016.

Please note: membership fees are non-refundable. New and renewed membership will continue to be valid even if registration to the World Congress is cancelled.  If you cannot attend the World Congress, please send your cancellation notice as soon as possible, to allow your panel to find a replacement in time.

Substitution Policy

Those people registered and later unable to attend the World Congress may use the fees already paid to send someone in their place. Written notification must be sent to the IPSA Secretariat at wc2016@ipsa.org by April 13, 2016. Substitutes must be in the same registration category or additional fees may apply.