The applications/nominations are reviewed internally by the STI.


The appropriate IMF Department and the STI make the final selection decision. Information provided by IMF area departments and resident representatives is considered when making a selection decision.


Applicants or selected candidates, who are accepted, are notified approximately six weeks before the start of the course.

Participant Acceptance

Officials who are accepted for a course are asked to respond whether they will be able to attend the course or not. After acceptance, they will receive information about the course and the administrative arrangements.