Visiting Scholars and Researchers

International Visiting Scholars and Researchers

Saint Louis University School of Law and the Center for International and Comparative Law host distinguished international academics, lawyers, judges, government officials and graduate law students engaged in legal research and professional development. International Visiting Scholars and Visiting Researchers visit the School of Law for periods ranging from 10 days to one year. Recent visiting scholars and researchers have come from diverse areas such as Spain, Colombia, Germany, and China. Over the years visiting scholars and researchers have contributed to the School of Law's rich intellectual climate while drawing on the wide-ranging expertise of the School's faculty in U.S. domestic, international and comparative law.

Those interested in an international visiting scholar or researcher position should write to Michael Korybut at Saint Louis University School of Law, 3700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 USA, briefly describing a proposed research plan and dates in residence.  

International Visiting Scholars
Visiting scholars are senior academics, judges, lawyers and government officials from outside the United States who visit the School of Law for the purpose of self-directed research and professional development.

International Visiting Researchers
Visiting researchers are junior academics, lawyers, government officials and full-time graduate law students from outside the United States who visit the School of Law for self-directed research and professional development. As a general rule, a member of the School of Law's faculty must sponsor visiting researchers.

Services Provided to Visiting Scholars and Researchers

  • Use of the law library's services and collections (including computers and computer-assisted legal research)
  • Consultation with the sponsoring faculty member and other interested faculty members as appropriate
  • Opportunities to meet and engage in academic discussions with faculty and students; these may include opportunities to deliver informal talks to students and/or faculty on legal issues about which the researcher is knowledgeable
  • A personal study carrel, when available, and use of a phone for local calls and fax machine for local faxes.

 

 

Note: The School of Law does not compensate Visiting Scholars or Visiting Researchers. Visiting Scholars and Visiting Researchers arrange independently to finance their expenses, such as travel and living expenses and sundry expenses associated with their research (costs of copying, paper, supplies and similar items, if any). The School of Law does not provide monetary, research or other support for international Visiting Scholars or Visiting Researchers.

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