From Maastricht to Brexit by Richard Bellamy and Dario Castiglione

Terms and Conditions

Conference Registration & Fee: All participants including Workshop Directors, Paper Presenters and attending co-authors, must register to attend the Joint Sessions.  Workshop Directors and those participants attending from the host institution will be exempt from payment.  All others must pay – the conference fee payment is due immediately after registration.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: In line with the Office of Fair Trading and EU Distance Selling regulations, there is a 7 day cooling off period following registration payment, during which time you have the right to cancel and receive a full refund of the conference fee.  The policy only relates to registration other items purchased may not be subject to a refund.

Cancellation/withdrawals from the conference received after the 7 day cooling off period and before midnight UK time on Monday 27 February 2017 will receive a refund of 50%.

Cancellation/withdrawals from the conference received after the 7 day cooling off and after midnight on Monday 27 February 2017 will not be eligible for a refund.

Payment by credit or debit card: You can pay online in ‘My Invoices’. If you do not have a PayPal account, select the ‘pay with credit or debit card’ option.

Payment by bank transfer:  If paying by bank transfer the invoice number must be included in the transaction details.

Paper Presenters/Attending Co-authors: All paper presenters/co-authors who attend the Joint Sessions must be registered and paid by Monday 13 February 2017 at the latest.  After this date Paper details will be withdrawn from the conference programme and replaced with other Paper proposals. 

Invoices: Can be found by logging into your MyECPR account and selecting ‘My Invoices’. 

Visas/Confirmation of Conference Participation: Letters confirming participation in the conference (e.g. for the purpose of obtaining visas) will only be issued once the participant has registered and paid.

Withdrawal from the Conference: Participants who withdraw from the conference should notify the events team by email to, and also notify the Workshop Directors so they can possibly reallocate your space to somebody else, if not too late.  If you require a refund please refer to the cancellation refund policy.

Workshop Cancellation: Please be aware that ECPR and the Workshop Directors reserve the right to cancel or merge Workshops if unforeseen circumstances arise.  In the event of a cancellation you will be given reasonable notice where possible.  Papers in cancelled Workshops will, where possible, be reallocated to another Workshop.  If reallocation is not possible then a full refund will be given. 

Student Status: Students must provide a copy of their student id card or letter from their Head of Department and upload online where notified upon registration.  If you fail to do so by the deadline you will be invoiced for the full conference fee and your details will not be included in the printed programme.

Paper Upload: Participants should upload their Papers via MyECPR as soon as possible after approval, but by Monday 3 April if at all possible.  Please be aware that the uploading of your Paper to the MyECPR system constitutes a right to publish the Paper on the ECPR website and Conference App.

Certificates of Attendance: These will be issued after the conference on request to

MyECPR account: The participant’s email address as in MyECPR will be used for all correspondence so ensure that your profile is showing the correct information.


"In all forms of Government the people is the true Legislator" - Edmund Burke

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