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Office of International Programs

International Employee Services



Services for International Faculty, Staff, and Scholars

Western Kentucky University is home to approximately 88 international faculty, staff and international visiting scholars. Support for immigration as well as social opportunities for international faculty, scholars and their families are available.

Employing International Faculty & Staff

International Student & Scholar Services can guide WKU departments through the multi-dimensional process of hiring foreign nationals. ISSS can provide immigration assistance associated with employment of international faculty and staff in H-1B visa and Permanent Residency applications.

Inviting International Faculty

WKU hosts a variety of academic visitors from around the world, such as student interns, student graduate researchers, post-docs, visiting faculty on sabbatical from their home institution, visiting teaching and research faculty, and academic fellowship recipients. Information is available on how to invite international academic visitors through the J-1 visa program.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14