Other Scholars and Researchers

Memorial University offers a number of opportunities for international scholars and researchers to conduct their studies and experiements as part of the visiting scholars program.

Memorial University’s agreements with sponsoring agencies and organizations may include external funding for visiting graduate students, postdoctoral students, and visiting faculty/researchers. Individuals interested in visiting Memorial under these categories are encouraged to first get in contact with a potential supervisor. Once a supervisor is found, visiting graduate students should follow the these procedures to be admitted as a Visiting Research Student. We strongly encourage you check with your graduate program of interest to see if a supervisor is needed; There are a few ways you can find a supervisor:

  • Consult the faculty directory on the departmental website. They should offer a list of all active faculty members, their research interests, and contact information.
  • Do a search using www.yaffle.ca using the key words that best describe your research interests. The search results should yield several names of faculty members in your area of interest along with their contact information.
  • Contact the Graduate Officer of the academic unit you are interested in and ask for suggestions on faculty members who might be looking for students.

For more information regarding to finding a suitable supervisor please refer to School of Graduate Studies website.

For postdoctoral fellows and visiting researchers/faculty, the appropriate Dean should write a letter of appointment. This letter should consider the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. For further information regarding on the content of the letter of appointment, please contact Internationl Student Advising (ISA) Office.

The letter of appointment for postdoctoral fellows should comply with the current collective agreement.


Internationalization Office

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000