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The College of Social Sciences and International Studies encourages visits from high quality doctoral students and researchers who wish to contribute to, and participate in the research culture and work of the School. Normally, our visiting scholars are full-time members of another university.
We expect our visiting scholars to participate in the academic life of the department as much as possible, for example, engaging in discussions or joint projects with departmental members and presenting papers about their own research seminar programmes. There are a number of options for visiting scholars to come to the College.
Visiting research students
Research students can enquire about visiting the College of Social Sciences and International Studies by contacting the College’s Graduate School:
Tel +44 (0) 1392 26 4490
Academics or researchers wishing to visit the College of Social Sciences and International Studies for a period of between three to six months can apply to visit the College by filling out this application (doc) / application (pdf).
Before doing so, applicants are encouraged to read the guidance for Visiting Scholars that accompanies the application and discuss their application with colleagues in the academic department that they are hoping to visit. For any enquiries related to the Visiting Scholars process, please contact James Smith, Global Engagement and Development Business Partner for the College.
Tel +44 (0) 1392 72 3063
Visiting International Academic Fellowships / Outward Mobility Academic Fellowships
The College of Social Sciences and International Studies offers a number of mobility fellowships each term, to encourage Exeter staff to work with international colleagues around the world. Outward Mobility Academic Fellowship (OMAF) and Visiting International Academic Fellowship (VIAF) applications offer funding for Exeter staff to travel to other universities or to bring visitors into the University. OMAF and VIAF funding typically covers visits up to a maximum of two weeks in duration. More information on OMAFs and VIAFs, including an application form, can be found here. For any enquiries related to the OMAF and VIAF process, please contact James Smith.
Tel +44 (0) 1392 72 3063