The quality of the teaching and research taking place at Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) attracts visitors from around the globe. Many are distinguished professors and researchers coming to teach, collaborate, and consult. Others may be post-docs or non-GIT students that would like to come to GIT for training or research.
Several offices across campus work together to help facilitate hosting foreign visitors and guests at GIT including: Office of International Education (OIE), Office of Human Resources (OHR), Office of Legal Affairs (OLA), Office of Research Integrity Assurance (ORIA), Office of Information Technology (OIT), and Research Security Department (RSD). All foreign visitors and guests, who are not degree seeking students enrolled at GIT, must be reviewed and approved by OLA prior to receiving a letter of invitation and prior to issuance of I-20 or DS-2019.
To host a visiting scholar at GIT please review the Definitions & Overview of Export Control Regulations and complete and return the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Request to Host Foreign Visitors or Guest:
- Part A: Visiting Foreign National Information
- Part B: Research Program Review
- CV/Resume of Foreign National
Global OHR and OIE will not process visa requests or invitation letters without verification that OLA has completed the export compliance review.
Visitor Scholar Agreement (for US and Foreign National Visiting Scholars)
A Visiting Scholar Agreement should be signed by Visiting (nonemployee) Scholars and returned to the Office of Legal Affairs.