Application Information

Application Information

We will start accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Institute in November 2017

Participants may apply for a maximum of two courses which do not interfere with each other.


COURSES FEES (per course)
Week 1: June 12-16

TB Research Methods

Global Health Diagnostics

Bioinformatics for Neglected Parasitic Diseases *postponed*


Week 2: June 19-23

Advanced TB Diagnostics

Introduction to Genetic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Qualitative Methods in Global Infectious Diseases Research

  • $450 CAD students/trainees from McGill University and the MUHC
  • $800 CAD other full-time students/trainees registered in a College or University
  • $800 CAD applicants from low and middle income countries
  • $2,500 CAD industry applicants
  • $1,400 CAD all other applicants

Taxes may apply

* Fees include course materials and instructions as well as lunch on the days courses are given and a social mixer on the first day of each week. Other fees (travel, accommodation, etc.) are the responsibility of the participant.

You are encouraged to apply early as evaluation for acceptance is rolling.


Applicants who require a VISA to travel to Canada: February 28th

All other applicants: April 24th



* Payment information will be provided upon confirmation and acceptance of your application.


*Please do not make any travel arrangements until your application has been accepted.


Coming in November 2017



Participants unable to attend a Course of the McGill Summer Institute 2017, after having paid their registration fees, must provide a written request to the  for their refund (less 25% administrative charges) on or before May 25, 2017. The Organizers regret that requests received after this date will not be considered.


Please note that invitation letters for visa purposes can only be issued to participants who have successfully registered and paid their registration fees. Should your visa be declined, we will refund you the registration fees you have paid (less $50 CAN administration charge) provided that you submit document proof of visa denial. The deadline to submit a written refund request due to visa refusal is June 10, 2017. Official paperwork must be sent by email to