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IMF Institute Training at Internal Economics Training (IET), Washington, D.C., United States

The IMF Institute organizes internal economics training (IET) for IMF economists at HQ in Washington. This program offers short courses and half-day seminars to ensure that staff analytical skills are kept current. All courses are conducted in English, with no interpretation. The IMF Institute selects countries to be invited to the courses.

Selection Process:

Although the program is designed primarily for IMF staff, in some multiday courses a limited number of seats are available to member-country officials, but they must cover their own expenses Courses open to eligible countries are


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Self-Financed Policy:

Candidates from international agencies and advanced regional countries who apply to attend IMF training events, if accepted, will be considered self-financed. Local staff in IMF Resident Representative offices selected to train at regional training centers and programs would also be self-financed. However, they are eligible to attend training at HQ as regular participants. Attending as self-financed provides the same access to course content and activities, but all associated costs (accommodation, travel, and per diem) need to be covered by the sponsoring institution.

Source: International Monetary Fund