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Information for International Scholars

Researchers, professors, or specialists from countries outside the United States may be eligible to come to USciences as J-1 Exchange Visitors to undertake a variety of scholarly activities.

The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, which is administered by the US Department of State (DOS), promotes international educational and cultural exchange between institutions and individuals in the US and abroad.

Visit the Research page of the website for more information on the groundbreaking work our faculty and students are involved in.

USciences is authorized to sponsor visiting scholars in the following categories:

  • Professors
  • Research Scholars
  • Short-Term Scholars
  • Specialists

See the DOS program comparison chart for more information about each of the above categories. For more information on the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program at USciences, contact the ISSS Program Manager.


Bill Keyes
ISSS Program Manager


University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495