International Scholars and Staff

The ISSO Scholar Team provides a wide array of services to academic departments and international professors, researchers, and visiting scholars coming to Brandeis.

Services and programs include:

Please email us at scholars@brandeis.edu if you have any questions. The ISSO is thrilled to have international scholars and staff as part of the Brandeis community!

Steps to Begin Your Employment at Brandeis

Step 1: Receive your Appointment Letter

You will receive an official appointment letter after you are hired by Brandeis University. The ISSO will be automatically notified once the letter is issued.

Step 2: Fill out the Scholar Application Form

After your appointment letter is issued, the ISSO will reach out to you to fill out an application form.

Step 3: Wait for further instructions from the ISSO

The information provided on the ISSO website pertains only to international scholars and department administrators at Brandeis University, as it reflects both Brandeis University policy and immigration regulations

Note: In some cases, our scholars may face circumstances that require the attention of an immigration specialist with qualifications beyond the purview of the ISSO staff. Scholars who need a referral to qualified legal resources can contact the ISSO.

Human Resources has specific guidelines for individuals who are thinking about working outside the U.S.