Application Procedure for Visiting Researchers

The application process begins between the Visiting Researcher and the department or program with which the researcher desires to engage.

      List of Georgetown University departments / programs

Visiting Researcher applicants must provide the following application materials directly to the department or program:

  1. Visiting Researcher Application Form.
  2. A 1-page description of the research.
  3. A complete curriculum vitae (CV).
  4. Letters of recommendation (check with department or program for specific requirements).
  5. Graduate transcripts, if requested by the department.
  6. If the applicant is a graduate student doing dissertation research, a supporting letter from the student’s department Chair or Dean is also required.
  7. For international researchers needing J-1 visa status, J-1 Scholar Request Form with all supporting documents listed on the form.

All information requested above must be provided to the department at least 6 weeks prior to the Visiting Researcher’s arrival on campus. However, a longer lead time is strongly recommended, particularly if you need a visa.

Requests for further general information about the Visiting Researcher Program should be directed to the department or program you want to visit.