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Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars Policy and Program Information

Teachers College (TC) welcomes visitors and others who do not hold academic appointments at the College to come to TC, for a specific period of time, to facilitate their research and to participate in the activities of the College. To accommodate the needs of these individuals and to recognize their contribution to the intellectual life of the College, TC confers Visiting Scholar status, with limited benefits and privileges, according to the policies and procedures described by the College. Please click on: Visiting Scholar Policy and Program Information to read detailed information on hosting international visitors.

An individual interested in Visiting Scholar status should contact:

Ms. Samantha Lu
Director, Office of International Services
Email: tcintl@tc.columbia.edu

Please note: Individual who do not qualify as a VS (Visiting Scholar), but is a currently enrolled doctoral student invited by a TC faculty memeber maybe eligible for TC Visiting Doctoral Student (VDS) status. For detailed policy on TC VDS sponsorship, please go to: TC Visiting Doctoral Student (VDS)
Office of International Services
Teachers College, Columbia University
Box 7, 525 W 120th Street
New York, New York 10027-6696
Phone: (212) 678-3939 ♦ ~ Fax: (212) 678-3990 ♦ Email: