Hosting a Distinguished Visiting Fellow

This funding is designed to help facilitate collaborations between Scottish-based Computer Scientists and talented researchers from across the globe.  The funding can be used for travel, accommodation and subsistence for the visitor.  

Key Facts

  • Visits can last from anywhere between 1-week and 3-months
  • Visitors should be engaged with at least two SICSA institutions during the visit
  • Visitors must deliver at least one seminar whilst visiting with the level of expected activity increasing in line with the length of stay
  • Visitors can come from academia or industry
  • Host institutions must contribute 20% of the total cost of the visit

What does funding cover

  • Return air fare (maximum applied to long-haul destinations)
  • Internal travel costs
  • Accommodation costs
  • Subsistence

Please note that we cannot make advance payments prior to the visit taking place.

We are not currently accepting applications for Distinguished Visiting Fellowships.