Before Starting your Registration

Accepted Methods of Payments

  • Credit Cards

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  • Check

If you chose to pay by Check, your registration will be pending until the payment is received.

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Proof of Student Status is Required for the Student Registration Category

An official document from an educational institution must be provided which shows that you are a full-time student of Political Science or a related subject. Student cards which show the year(s) of enrollment may be used. You will have to upload a PDF document or image (Jpeg, PNG) (Max. 5MB) of your student proof in order to complete the registration.

Portuguese PSA and IPSA Members

Members in good standing of the Portuguese Political Science Association - Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política (APCP)  who are also IPSA members in 2020 are eligible for a reduced registration fee as shown below. For information about APCP membership please visit In order to obtain the reduced APCP member registration fee, the e-mail in your online IPSA account must be identical to the e-mail listed in your APCP membership.

Refund Policy

All cancellations must be sent in writing to the IPSA Secretariat at Registrations cancelled before 18 March 2020 will be refunded 50% of the registration fee paid; cancellations received as of 18 March 2020 and no-shows will not be refunded. If mailed, the 50% refund will apply to notifications post-marked by 10 March 2020.

Please note: membership fees are non-refundable. New and renewed membership will continue to be valid even if registration to the World Congress is cancelled.  If you cannot attend the World Congress, please send your cancellation notice as soon as possible, to allow your panel to find a replacement in time.