International Visitor's Application

UCLA’s School of Nursing (SON) welcomes international visitors to apply to one of our educational programs for visiting scholars and international groups.  UCLA’s SON international programs are not degree or credit based. Upon completion of a program, a Certificate of Attendance will be awarded. Program fees will apply.*

Application Instructions

If interested in applying to the program, please complete the International Visitor Application Form (PDF) and e-mail it to

Please also visit UCLA’s Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars webpage to learn more about the visa requirements for students and scholars.

Visiting international professors/scholars with an academic appointment at his/her home institution

Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose stated objectives most closely match the School’s mission to promote international research collaborations.

Visiting Graduate Researchers (VGRs) and Postdoctoral fellows

Priority will be given to those VGRs who most closely match with a faculty’s area of research and must be accepted by the faculty member for a VGR.

International VGRs and Postdoctoral fellows may apply for a 3 week to 24 month appointment.  For more information on fees and application instructions, please visit the following portal before submitting your application.

Visiting international groups

UCLA’s SON hosts groups of 2 or more visitors throughout the year. Priority acceptance will be given to groups with a memorandum of understanding.

* Please send inquiry to or for related program fees described above.


Please complete the International Visitor Application Form (PDF) and e-mail it to

Download the International Visitor Application Form