Application deadline

Applications should be received before 27 May, 2013. Application forms need to be completed in full to be entered into the selection process.

Course fee

The course fee is € 2.450,-. This includes all training-related costs as well as drinks and lunches, training materials and travel during the training. Accommodation in The Hague and travel to/from The Hague are not included. You have to make your own arrangements for that. The Hague Academy for Local Governance can help in providing possibilities for lodging in The Hague.


In order to register for this course, you have to pay a € 10 non-refundable registration fee. You will be guided through our easy online registration payment system right before submitting your application.

Alternatively, you can pay your fee by following this link and enter your transaction confirmation code in the appropriate field of your online application form. After submitting your application, we will confirm your registration and send you an invoice for the training fee. This will guarantee the commitment of your employer/sponsoring agency for your participation. The deadline for the payment of the course fee 27 May, 2013. Payments can be made either by bank account or by credit card.

Please note that your participation is only guarenteed after receipt of the payment ! After receiving your payment we will send you a letter confirming your participation in the course.


For cancellations between four to two weeks before the training starts, 50% of the course fee will be charged. In case of cancellation within two weeks before the start of the course, you will have to pay 80% of the course fee.

Please note that in case of cancellation, a suitably qualified person may replace you without extra charge.

The Hague Academy for Local Governance deserves the right to cancel a course if the number of participants is insufficient or due to any other unforeseen circumstances. In this case your course fee will be reimbursed. Other costs e.g. for transportation or hotel can not be reimbursed.

We strongly encourage you to start with the visa application procedure at least six weeks before the start of the training programme.

Visa applications

For some countries a visa is compulsory. Please check with The Netherlands or their representatives for visa requirements in your country. Because of the length of time needed for the visa procedure, please make sure to start your application as soon as possible. Once payment has been received on the bank account of The Hague Academy we will send you an acceptance letter which you can use for arranging your visa.