Key Dates & Fees

Key Dates & Fees

Fee Structure

We have a limited number of subsidized seats for selected groups available on a first-come, first-served basis, as outlined in the fee structure table below: 

  • Local NGO or governmental agency participants from LMICs — Subsidized fee: $500 CAD 
  • Graduate students from HICs — Subsidized fee: $750 CAD 
  • INGO and UN employees — Subsidized fee: $1750 CAD 
  • Engineers and other professionals from HICs: — Full fee: $2500 CAD

LMIC: Low- and middle-income countries; HIC: High-income countries; NGO: Non-governmental organization; INGO: International non-governmental organization

Fees are subject to 13% Harmonized Sales Tax. Fees may be subject to change. 


Registered participants who wish to cancel their enrolment must inform the course director by email at [hwe at yorku dot ca] by 20 February 2023 at 5:00 pm EST for a full refund (less Eventbrite processing fees which are non-refundable). After this date, there will strictly be no refunds. The group PBL work will begin shortly hereafter, for which enrolment must be finalized so we can constitute PBL groups. We thank participants for their understanding.

Key Dates

Application deadline: 27 January 2023

Course start date: 2 February 2023

Welcome session: 2 February 2023

Pre-reading phase: 2 – 17 February 2023

Intensive course phase: 20 February – 28 April 2023

Course end date:  28 April 2023

Mandatory webinars and workshops will take place each Thursday at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern Time between 20 February and 28 April.

Class Schedule

Dates may be subject to change.