Program Fees

Participants can attend any combination of weeks in the program or individual workshops:

  • Core course only (week 1, July 15 – 19)
  • Core Course and one-week workshops (week 1&2, July 15 – 25)
  • Two workshop weeks (week 2&3, July 21 – August 2)
  • Entire three-week program (July 15 – August 2)
  • Individual workshops (2 or 2.5 days in week 2&3)

Attendance Type

Participants may also choose between tuition-only or the residential/full board option.

The tuition-only fees include:

  • Tuition
  • Course material
  • Coffee breaks and lunch at course days
  • Evening events (reception on July 15, graduation nights each Friday)
  • Movement and fun activities: Excursion to the Alps on July 21 for those attending week 1 and 2, leisure event on July 27 or 28, sports activities


The participants have the option to book full board, which costs additional 480 CHF per week and covers the following:

  • Accommodation in one of the Student’s Lodges (Sunday to Saturday morning): single room with shared bathroom on the floor, distance to the program site is 15 Minutes by tram
  • Breakfast and dinner during the week at the university Cafeteria
  • Local transport ticket for the duration of the course

Limited space remains for full board in Week 3 only. If you wish to book this option please contact our team via registration@ipdet.org


Program pricing   price early bird
Weeks 1 to 3  (July 15 - August 02)
One week Core Course plus two weeks of workshops
Tuition, room & board CHF 9,140 CHF 8,940
Tuition only CHF 7,700 CHF 7,500
1st and 2nd week (July 15 - 26)
One-week Core Course plus 1st week of workshops
Tuition, room & board CHF 6,110 CHF 5,960
Tuition only CHF 5,150 CHF 5,000
2nd and 3rd week (July 22 - August 2)
two weeks of workshops
Tuition, room & board CHF 6,210 CHF 6,060
Tuition only CHF 5,250 CHF 5,100
1st week (July 15 - 19)
One-week Core course only
Tuition, room & board CHF 3,080 CHF 2,980
Tuition only CHF 2,600 CHF 2,500
Week 2 (July 22 - 26)
One week of workshops only
Tuition, room & board CHF 3,180 CHF 3,080
Tuition only CHF 2,700 CHF 2,600
Week 3 (July 29 - August 02)
One week of workshops only
Tuition, room & board CHF 3,180 CHF 3,080
Tuition only CHF 2,700 CHF 2,600
Single Workshop Two-day workshop (Tuition only) CHF 1,250  
2.5-day workshop (Tuition only) CHF 1,700  

Group Discount

A 5% discount is offered to organizations that notify us in advance of their intention to send three or more individuals to IPDET in the same year and for whom one group invoice can be prepared. The discount increases to 7.5 % for organizations that inform us of their intention to sponsor 6 to 10 individuals and to 10% when organizations send 11 or more staff.

Early Bird Discount

A full payment is required before April 15, 2019, to qualify for an early bird price.

Refund policy

Full refunds (less the CHF 500 deposit) will be made for cancellations up to June 3, 2019, only.

Important dates
February 27, 2019 Registration opens.
March 31, 2019 Deadline for submission of scholarship applications (including curriculum vitae and letter of support).
April 15, 2019 Last day to qualify for an early bird price (a full payment is required).
May 27, 2019 Registration closed!

Registration is extended until June 10th!

June 17, 2019 Due date for the final payment.