Visiting scholars

I am a faculty member at another institution. How do I apply to be a visiting scholar at Harvard?

Visiting scholar positions are unpaid, non-teaching research appointments that enable scholars who have completed a Ph.D. and hold tenure-track appointments at other institutions to conduct research at Harvard University.

WGS welcomes a limited number of qualified visitors whose academic interests intersect directly with the teaching and research activities of our faculty. Because faculty and students thrive on intellectual engagement with guest researchers, visitors are encouraged to participate actively in the life of WGS and the University, attending lectures, conferences,...

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I am a graduate student at another university. How do I apply to be a visiting student at Harvard?

WGS does not offer any graduate degrees, and we are unable to accept graduate students as special students or visiting fellows. 

If you are a graduate student who wishes to visit Harvard, you must apply to one of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences' non-degree programs. Graduate students who have been accepted into one of these programs may register for WGS courses and participate...

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