Int. Program for Development Evaluation Training


You are responsible for checking if you need a visa for Switzerland. Please start the application process early because the visa process will take several weeks to complete. The University of Bern can issue an invitation letter and a confirmation of payment for you. However, we are unable to offer any individual assistance for the application process.

Important Dates
April 29, 2018 Deadline for submission of scholarship applications including curriculum vitae and letter of support
May 31, 2018 Deadline for submission of non-scholarship applications
June 11, 2018 Deadline for payment of full program fees
June 22, 2018 Deadline for cancellation of applications to receive refund of fees paid (less the CHF 500 deposit)
July 16-20, 2018 Core course
July 23-27, 2018 Workshops

Application Form

IPDET accepts individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree supplemented by relevant working experience. Participants are expected to have a strong command of English and should be ready to read course material in English both prior to and during the program.

Applying to the IPDET program is straight-forward. Please use the following link for the online application.

For those applying for a scholarship, these are the application questions to prepare:

  • Please describe your organization, its purpose and funding, current work and its relation to development evaluation.
  • Please describe your reasons for applying to this program and your expectations.
  • Please describe briefly how attending IPDET would benefit your organization.