The Business School has a vibrant Visiting Academics Programme.
We welcome applications for visits of up to one year from scholars at all stages of their careers.
You will be paired with a Department Collaborator from the School based on your shared research interests. They will act as a link to the School, the University and Durham, and help you to take full advantage of all the opportunities on offer.
Visiting Academics should hold a PhD or have submitted their thesis for examination.
Criteria for acceptance to the Visiting Academic Programme:
Ability to fulfil research objectives as proposed
Make a positive contribution to the research culture of the School
Contribution to research seminar programme
Sufficient fluency in English to be able to benefit from their time in Durham. If required a telephone interview will be arranged.
The Visiting Academic Programme includes:
Attendance at regular Research Seminars
Access to shared desk space
Access to shared and public computers
IT facilities, photocopying and printing in the Department
Access to University Library
Reasonable use of postage and faxing
Internal and local telephone calls
At the end of your stay
As a Visiting Academics you will be expected to prepare a short report on your achievements and experience at the Business School.
Fees for Visiting Academic Programme
Length of stay (maximum one year)
Fee (excluding VAT)*
A full academic year (12 months)
*VAT (20%) is chargeable to all UK and overseas visitors unless they are students.
For academics visiting from partner universities where we have staff exchange agreements, the bench fees may be waived.
It is the Visiting Academic's responsibility to deal with immigration, visas, accommodation and family issues.