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 period of time up 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

Hilary Term 2022 31 December 2021 4 February 2022
Trinity Term 2022 8 April 2022 13 May 2022
Michaelmas Term 2022 23 September 2022  28 October 2022



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