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Important Notes:

  • Participants wishing to enroll in overlapping online courses are permitted to do so, but should be aware that if overlapping courses have live sessions (online) happening at the same time they may have to view some content later as a recording.
  • If you are interested in a scholarship you must apply for the scholarship before registering for your courses.

Group registration: Only groups 10 people or more are eligible for group registration and payment by invoice. summerinstitute.med [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Interest%20in%20Group%20registration) (Contact us) first to discuss the proper registration procedure and receive instructions. We regret that we can not invoice for groups of less than 10 people.

Change or modify your registration: Participants needing to change courses or any information you supplied during registration should email us at summerinstitute.med [at] mcgill.ca (summerinstitute.medATmcgill.ca) and we'd be happy to assist you.  

Overall cancellation policy: Participants unable to attend a course of the McGill Summer Institute 2022, after having paid their registration fees, must provide a written request to us summerinstitute.med [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Cancellation%20request) (via email) for their refund on or before May 15, 2022. The Organizers regret that requests received after this date will not be considered. Administrative charges for cancellations will be $25CAD for all reasons.

Cancellation of an in-person course: Please note that if the in-person course is cancelled due to COVID 19 restrictions from the Canadian government and/or McGill University you will be given the choice to join the online version of the course and refunded the cost difference, or you will be refunded in full for the cost of the course if you do not want to enroll in the online course.

Travel costs are the responsibility of the participants. Due to the uncertainty of COVID, we encourage you to verify with your travel provider about coverage in case you have to change or cancel your travel plans. Any travel costs incurred by you due to course cancellation will not be reimbursed by the McGill Summer Institutes.

Have a question? Please check our Frequent Asked Questions (FAQs) page for common questions. If you still need help, please contact summerinstitute.med [at] mcgill.ca (via email).

COVID Information

Only two of our 2022 courses will offer in-person teaching (in addition to online teaching): Humanitarian Action May 30-June 3, 2022 and TB Research Methods June 6-10, 2022. If you are interested in attending one of those courses in-person please review the information below to make ensure you are eligible to travel to Canada (if applicable) and that you meet the requirements to attend this event on the McGill campus.

Rules for attending McGill University Events (like the Summer Institute)

-This event requires a vaccine passport or proof of full vaccination (as defined at the time of the event) be presented to course organizers by all participants

-At this time masks are required to be worn during the event.

-Distancing rules will be in effect during teaching time and any scheduled coffee breaks.

Travel within Canada to McGill

-Here are the latest rules regarding travel within Canada.

International Travel to Canada

-Restrictions remain for travelers seeking to enter Canada. Please review carefully, there are restrictions and additional documentation required. The above rule related to McGill apply as well.

Cancellation of an in-person course: Please note that if the in-person course is cancelled due to COVID 19 restrictions from the Canadian government and/or McGill University you will be given the choice to join the online version of the course and refunded the cost difference, or you will be refunded in full for the cost of the course if you do not want to enroll in the online course.

Travel costs are the responsibility of the participants. Due to the uncertainty of COVID, we encourage you to verify with your travel provider about coverage in case you have to change or cancel your travel plans. Any travel costs incurred by you due to course cancellation will not be reimbursed by the McGill Summer Institutes.

Questions? summerinstitute.med [at] mcgill.ca (subject: COVID%20question) (Email us)!

Pricing and Deadlines

Deadlines

  • Registration closes when the course is full, or seven days before the course is scheduled to begin.
  • Prices below increase 10% after May 6, 2022. 
  • The deadline to be considered for a scholarship is March 31, 2022.

Pricing

The prices per courses are indicated here by Institute. The McGill Summer Institute charges a different amount for low, middle, and high income country participants. We follow the World Bank guidelines for country category. You can look up your country on the World Bank website to determine what category you fit into. Note that both lower-middle and upper-middle are considered “middle-income countries” for registration pricing.

Categories

  • Low-income country: Participants currently living and working or studying in a low-income country

  • Students: Participants who are students or trainees from middle or high income countries who are registered at a college or university.

  • Young professionals: Participants who have graduated from college or university in the last 2 years and are new to their professions.

  • Middle-income country: Currently living and working in a middle-income country.

  • High-income country: All other participants from high-income countries.

 

ONLINE pricing for courses in the Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health,  the Institute in Global Health Rehabilitation, and the Health Systems Strengthening and Global Governance course. (Prices increase by 10% after May 6, 2022)

  Low-income country Students and Young Professionals Middle-income country High-income country

Courses 10-19 hours

  • AMR
  • COVID
  • Global Health Diagnostics
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Digital Health
  • Quality of TB Care
  • Advanced TB Diagnostics
  • Considerations for Rehab Providers

 

$50 CAD $75 CAD $100 CAD $195 CAD

Courses 20+ hours

  • Qualitative Methods
  • TB Research Methods
  • Health systems Strengthening and global goverance
$50 CAD $130 CAD $175 CAD $340 CAD

 

ONLINE pricing for courses in the Institute in Peace, Health and Sustainability (Prices increase by 10% after May 6, 2022)

  Low-income country Students and Young Professionals Middle-income country High-income country

Courses 20+ hours

  • Peace through Health
  • Humanitarian Action
  • Environment and Human Health
$80 CAD $120 CAD $190 CAD $380 CAD

 

IN-PERSON pricing (Prices increase by 10% after May 6, 2022)

  Low-income country Students and Young Professionals Middle-income country High-income country

IN-PERSON

Courses 20+ hours

  • Humanitarian Action
  • TB Research Methods
$310 CAD $390 CAD $435 CAD $600 CAD

Why are prices higher for those attending in-person?
In-person attendees benefit from access to faculty members and live interaction with their peers. The higher pricing reflects our costs for coffee breaks, lunch (for full-day course only), faculty travel and room rentals.

Estimated Travel Costs

Joining us in-person? Find out everything you need to know about travelling to Montreal.

Costs to think about:

  • Transport to Montreal - Airfare from North America will typically cost under $1,000CAD. Flights from outside North America are more and can sometimes be over $2,000 CAD.
  • Local transport – The suggested hotels are walking distance from the Summer Institute venue. You will have to arrange transport from the airport/train station. A taxi from the airport is about $40CAD each way.
  • Accommodation - Hotel rooms in Montreal can run anywhere from $120 to $250 CAD per night.
  • Meals - Breakfasts (if not offered by hotel) and dinners and meals during the weekend. You can easily eat in Montreal for $10CAD at breakfast, $16CAD for lunch and under $30CAD for dinner or between $50-60CAD per full day.
  • Tourism in Montreal – although we may help organize visits for Summer Institute participants, it should be assumed that entry fees, transport fees and other related fees are the responsibility of the participants

Scholarship Application

Please complete this application prior to applying for any courses in the 2022 McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health. We have a limited amount of funding and are only able to grant scholarships for registration fees. We are not able to fund travel or lodging (for those courses that are in-person).

Scholarships are only available to participants 1) living and working or 2) studying, in a low or middle income country. We follow the World Bank guidelines for country category.

Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis. Scholarships will be granted until the funding is exhausted or until there are no more candidates. You will receive a response from our office within 7 business days of applying for a scholarship.

The Summer Institutes are looking for scholarship applicants that have proven interest or experience in the topic related to the course they are applying for. We are also looking for applicants that have plans to continue working or studying that topic in the future.

The deadline for scholarship application is March 31, 2022.

 

 

 

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