Application Information

Application Instructions (NOTE: this information is for 2019. Updated information for 2020 will be posted this fall)

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

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


Please note that there are new requirements for obtaining a visa depending of your Citizenship, please check carefully to ensure you provide these with your application and plan accordingly.

Click here for more information on visas.

  •  All other applicants: Deadline extended to May 10th – Some courses may accept applications past the deadline

Most visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada.

*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.



TB Research Methods ONLY
Please note that this course is now full

Students and trainees from McGill University and its affiliated hospitals


$350 CAD


$500 CAD

Applicants working or studying in low or middle income countries


$600 CAD


$800 CAD

Other students and trainees from high-income countries who are registered at a college of university

Registered nurses


$750 CAD


$1,000 CAD

Industry applicants

$2,150 CAD $2,900 CAD

All other applicants

$985 CAD $1,650 CAD
Taxes may apply

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


Please note that the Clinical Tropical Medicine and Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases courses will be back in 2020.




Participants unable to attend a Course of the McGill Summer Institute 2019, after having paid their registration fees, must provide a written request to the  for their refund (less $150 administrative charges) on or before June 6, 2019. 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 6, 2019. Official paperwork must be sent by email to