Q1. When and how can I apply to the GTW programme?

You may apply to the programme as early as possible every year.

Q2. When does the programme start?

The programme has summer sessions in June and July.

Q3. What is the duration of the programme?

The programme is conducted within a period of three weeks.

 Q4. Can a participant book their own accommodation outside the programme venue?

All participants will be required to stay on-campus during the entire duration of programme.

Q5. Can a participant apply for the two cohorts of the programme and when? 

Participants can apply for the two streams of the programme and may wish to indicate that on the online application form or upon arrival.

Q6. Can a participant make payment of fees upon arrival?

No. All payments for the programme should be made prior to arrival. In case of unforeseen payment issues, participants should contact IPO immediately and they will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

Q7. Are payments made refundable?

Payments made are not refundable except under special circumstance and an administrative fee may be withheld.

Q8. Will participants get credit for participating in the programme?

Yes, but credit will be subject to recognition by the home institution.

Q9. What benefit will participant gain for attending the programme?

The benefits are a lot but to mention few, participants will study for credit, get to know more about the first sub-Saharan African country to attain independence from British colonial rule, network and be provided with certificate for participation.

 Q10. How are grades determined in a course?

Grades are determined from the scores obtained from attendance, active participation, experiential report and course work report.

Q11. Can I repeat an elective course to improve my grade?

No, participants are advised to sign up for another elective course to broaden your knowledge.

Q12. Can I switch an elective course if I am no longer interested?

Yes, participant may switch elective courses prior to arrival in Accra. However, IPO must be informed about your elective choice three weeks to the start of the GTW Summer Programme.

Q13. Can I leave the programme at a point?

No, this is not allowed except for special medical cases and fees paid will not be refunded.

Q14. How will participants be assessed on the programme?

Participant will be assessed on class attendance, active participation, course report and experiential report.