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Know before you go

We've created this handy guide to help you every step of your Summer School experience – from getting started with Canvas to joining live sessions, to making the most of your course.

Please make sure to review this guide carefully before your course starts.

Here to help

Our friendly Events Team are on hand to assist from 09:00 – 17:00 CEST – just email


For course-related queries, get in touch with your Instructor via Canvas or email. Just head to the Inbox section (far left on the menu bar) to access the messaging facility.


Log in to Canvas

Log in to Canvas

Log in to Canvas early using the credentials sent to you by our Events Team, and familiarise yourself with the learning environment and your course.

Have trouble logging in? Email

Preparing for your courses

1. Check if any preparatory work has been allocated to your course in Canvas, such as:

  • pre-course readings;
  • pre-recorded lectures;
  • and pre-course assignments.

Any pre-course work must be completed before the start of your course.

2. Class times are indicated in your course outline in CEST. Familiarise yourself with the software your instructors use for live classes. Get started with these useful guides:

3. Complete our pre-course questionnaire designed to capture your experience so far. The link to complete the questionnaire will be circulated in Canvas.

For queries regarding content hosted on platforms outside of Canvas, please contact your Instructor via email.

You deserve a positive event experience. Please take a few moments to read our Code of Conduct which outlines our expectations regarding the conduct of participants at all our events.

Connect to live sessions

All class times are in Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Step 1: Find and click on the link to your live session in your course in Canvas.
Step 2: Simply follow Zoom/Big Blue Button prompts to get connected.

Tweet all about it

We'd love to hear about your Summer School experience. Share your thoughts with us on Twitter using #ecprvss23.

Complete our questionnaire

Please take a few minutes to complete our course feedback questionnaire. The link to complete the questionnaire will be circulated in Canvas on the last day of your course.

Certificate of Attendance

If you have attended 100% of live sessions, you can download your Certificate of Attendance via My ECPR after you have completed your course in four simple steps:

  1. Head to My Events;
  2. Find the event you had attended;
  3. Select 'Attendance' from the drop-down list;
  4. Your PDF certificate will download automatically.

ECTS credits

If you have attended 100% of live sessions and engaged in all class activities/assignments, you will automatically receive 3 ECTS credits.

If you would like to receive 4 ECTS credits, please let your Instructor know on the first day of your course. All ECTS Credit Certificates will be sent by Friday 6 October 2023.

Please note that only those receiving 4 credits will receive a grade on the certificate. 3 credits will not include a grade.

Make the most of the course materials and pre-recorded lectures over the next few weeks. You will have access to your course in Canvas until Friday 6 October 2023.


Notice of photography/filming

ECPR may record all events in the form of photography, screen capture, filming, and audio recording of interactions such as discussions in plenary sessions.


This media may be used by us to promote ECPR activities. These activities may include publishing it at, or using it in digital and email marketing, on social media, and in other promotional materials.


If you do not want to appear in such media, please turn off your video and remove your name during the sessions. If you or any other participant want to take a screen capture for personal use, such as sharing on social media, you / they should request permission from the Instructor or session moderator.