Invite an International Scholar to UM

The Department of State J-1 Exchange Visitor Program provides foreign nationals (including scholars and researchers) with opportunities to participate in educational and cultural programs in the U.S. and to return to their home country to share their experiences.  Currently, the University of Montana sponsors the following J-1 categories:

The role of the International Students & Scholars office is to assist you and your visiting scholar in navigating the J-1 visa process and to support your visiting scholar and their dependents throughout their time in the United States. Click the link below to connect to all the resources you will need to host an international scholar, or contact us directly at for more information. 

Navigating the J Visa Process