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 government agency participants from LMICs — Subsidized fee: $600 CAD 
  • Graduate students from HICs — Subsidized fee: $850 CAD 
  • INGO and UN employees — Subsidized fee: $1850 CAD 
  • Engineers and other professionals from HICs: — Full fee: $2600 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 25 September 2023 at 5:00 pm EST for a 100% refund. 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: 29 August 2023

Course start date: 6 September 2023

Welcome session: 6 September 2023 (10 am-12 pm EST)

Pre-reading phase: 6 to 25 September 2023

Intensive course phase: 25 September to 6 December 2023

Course end date:  6 December 2023

Dates may be subject to change.