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Visiting Scholars

This status is to enable senior academics from other universities to carry out research in Oxford for any period of time up to two years.

Prospective visitors may come for any length of time from a few weeks to two years.

Application Process

Visiting Scholars are elected by the Fellowships and Membership Committee twice each term (weeks ‘0’ and ‘5’ in the University Term). Candidates must be proposed and seconded by two current College members, one of whom should be a Governing Body Fellow who knows the candidate personally or is familiar with their academic work. Please see application form below for further particulars.

Completed applications should be received two weeks prior to FMC meetings, addressed to the Bursar’s PA.

Graduate students are not eligible and self-proposals are not accepted for this membership.


Michaelmas Term: 21 September 2017 26 October 2017
Hilary Term: 20 December 2017 1 February 2018
Trinity Term: 5 April 2018 10 May 2018


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More Information
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Visiting Scholar Application Form – PDFDownload
Visiting Scholar Application Form – WORDDownload