Long-Term Visiting Scholar/Researcher

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International and American students and scholars can engage in a variety of enriching opportunities through our international services. Faculty actively involve them in our work with governments around the world. The participation of students and scholars helps develop a new generation of leaders with a global outlook and cultural insights.

Visiting scholars come to us to conduct research, connect with public officials and draw on the resources of the Institute of Government and the University of Georgia (UGA). In turn, these scholars contribute to and enrich our international outreach programs by contributing their knowledge and insights. Many scholars are simultaneously enrolled in UGA graduate programs.

A number of Institute of Government programs and specializations can contribute to assistance and research projects through us, including:

  • economic and fiscal policy analysis

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology

  • applied demography

  • human resource management

  • program evaluation

  • mediation

  • rural economic development