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International Students and Scholars

Information for International Students and Scholars

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISSS) supports the integration of international students and scholars into the Brown community.

We warmly welcomes you to Brown's international community of more than 2,700 international students, scholars and their families representing over 100 countries.

The University is committed to empowering international students to thrive in all aspects of their lives while at Brown.
Brown University's international scholar population is made up of approximately 600 scholars. These scholars include visiting professors, visiting researchers, visiting teaching associates, postdoctoral research associates, faculty, and staff.
General information and resources about pre-arrival planning, administrative information, and local resources.
Know what required documents to carry with you when traveling as an international Brown student or scholar outside the U.S. with plans to return and resume J-1 or F-1 status. Advice for special circumstances.