Registration Key Dates

8 MARCH 2023 Early-bird Registration Starts
5 APRIL 2023 Early-bird Registration Deadline
10 MAY 2023 Final Registration Deadline for all Panelists
Participants not registered are withdrawn from the Congress Program

2023 Registration Fees (US$)

All participants at the World Congress of Political Science must register online. This includes all participants with a role in the World Congress (paper presenters, convenors, chairs, discussants).

IPSA Members

New this year, for the first time in IPSA’s history, the World Congress registration fee will be based on the country of residency of delegates. By recognizing the financial disparity between countries, residents of Upper-Middle Income Economies and Low and Lower-Middle Income Economies now have access to reduced fees to attend the 2023 World Congress.

ALL Congress Participants must be 2023 individual members of IPSA to register for the World Congress. You may become a member during the online registration process using your IPSA account. IPSA membership is not necessary to submit a panel or paper proposal; only for participation and attendance at the World Congress.

Registration fees must be paid for online by midnight, EST, 5 April 2023 to be eligible for the Early Bird Fee or postmarked by 29 March 2023, if paying by check/money order.

Registration Fees are as follows:

IPSA Member Registration Category Early Bird Registration
From 8 March to 5 April 2023 (US$)
Regular Registration
From 6 April to 10 May 2023 (US$)


Country Group 1*

Country Group 2*

Country Group 3*

Country Group  1*

Country Group 2*

Country Group 3*

Regular $350 $265 $175 $400 $300 $200
Senior (65 and over) $275 $205 $140 $300 $225 $150
Student** $125 $95 $65 $150 $115 $75

* All countries are categorized based on their Country Gross National Income. The country selected must be the member's country of residence. Click here to see the detailed list of countries.

** Registration category for students requires proof of student status at the time of registration (a proof of student status in PDF format will have to be uploaded in order to complete a student registration).

Not yet an IPSA member?

IPSA does not offer non-member registration fees. If you are not an individual member of IPSA, you may become a member during the online registration process or via the IPSA website using your IPSA account.

For more information on the individual membership and its numerous benefits, please visit

There will be an Observer registration category for those who do not have a role in the program and wish to attend sessions online or in person. The Observer registration category is open to non-IPSA members. More information will be available closer to the event. 


Registration fees may be paid for by credit card* (preferred), cheque or money order (in $USD and made out to the “International Political Science Association”). Please DO NOT SEND CASH to the Secretariat.

Registrants unable to pay online may send a cheque in US dollars to:

World Congress 2023 Registration
2155 rue Guy, Suite ER-731
Montréal, QC, H3H 2R9, Canada

We recommend you use registered or certified mail in this case. IPSA is not responsible for payment lost or delayed in the mail.

*Supported Payment Types: American Express, UnionPay, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Refund Policy

If registration is cancelled prior to 5 April 2023, 50% of the amount paid will be refunded. After 5 April 2023, no refunds will be given.

Substitution Policy

Those people registered and later unable to attend the World Congress may use the fees already paid to send someone in their place. Written notification must be sent to the IPSA Secretariat at by 5 April 2023. Substitutes must be in the same registration category and be IPSA members in 2023.