Program Fees

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

  • Core course only (week 1, July 06 - 10)
  • Core Course and one-week workshops (week 1&2, July 06 - 17)
  • Two workshop weeks (week 2&3, July 13 - 24)
  • Entire three-week program (July 06 - 24)
  • 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 06, graduation nights each Friday)
  • Movement and fun activities: Excursion to the Alps on July 12 for those attending week 1 and 2, leisure event on July 19, 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

Please be aware that these are the prices of 2019, the pricing might change for IPDET 2020!


Program pricing   price early bird
Weeks 1 to 3  (July 06 - 24)
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 06 - 17)
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 13 - 24)
two weeks of workshops
Tuition, room & board CHF 6,210 CHF 6,060
Tuition only CHF 5,250 CHF 5,100
1st week (July 06 - 10)
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 13 - 17)
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 20 - 24)
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 6, 2020, to qualify for an early bird price.

Refund policy

Full refunds (less the CHF 500 deposit) will be made for cancellations up to June 10, 2020, only.

Important Dates for IPDET 2020
February 17, 2020 Registration opens.
March 23, 2020 Deadline for submission of scholarship applications (including curriculum vitae and letter of support).
April 06, 2020 Last day to qualify for an early bird price (a full payment is required).
May 25, 2020 Registration closed!
June 10, 2020 Due date for the final payment.