Visiting Scholars

This status is to enable invited academics and comparable creative persons 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 click here for the application form and rules. Completed applications should be received by the closing dates below. 

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

Closing Dates

Michaelmas Term: 2 October 2020 30 October 2020
Hilary Term: 3 January 2021 5 February 2021
Trinity Term: 9 April 2021 14 May 2021



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