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Inviting a Scholar
Before making a request for visa sponsorship, the host department needs to secure an academic appointment through either the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office or the Yale Medical School Office of Faculty Affairs.
Hosting international faculty, staff or trainees in your department comes with the normal university protocols for any new hire/appointment, in addition to a few additional details.
About Visa Categories
Visa categories most often used by Yale international scholars. There is also a very brief explanation about the category and an indication of how the category is used for Yale appointments.