Application Procedures

You should submit your electronic application on or before the admissions deadlines posted on our How to Apply page. Upon notification, all accepted applicants will receive an acceptance letter and provisional letter of invitation, for use when applying to a visa. After an applicant has paid in full, an official letter of invitation wll be issued stating the program dates, program description, and program fees paid.


All applicants who are offered a space in the IMC/COMBI Summer Institute must secure their spot by paying their balance in accordance with the deadline for their application round. The amount of the balance is stated on your admissions letter and will vary depending on on whether a participant is staying in NYU housing.


If your plans have changed and you are no longer able to attend, written notification must be provided to Refund policies (listed below) will apply.


Deposit -  If you apply and are accepted to the Institute, the $1000 deposit paid at the time of your application is not refundable.

Balance - Refundable if notice is received by March 31, 2017.

Housing - This payment is included in the balance payment, and may be refunded if notice is received by March 31, 2017. No refund will be given to participants who chose to move out of NYU housing during the course of the program.


Housing - Participants staying in NYU housing must sign-in all guests at the front desk of the dormitory. Guests are not permitted to stay for more than three (3) consecutive nights. Please review New York University's complete policy for housing guests

Scheduled Activities - Scheduled activities are paid for by the fees paid by Institute participants, and thus participants are not permitted to bring guests to the scheduled activities included in the program. A provisional schedule will be provided to participants in advance of the Institute, so that participants may arrange their own schedules accordingly.