We Host Visitors

COVID-19 Message:

  1. The Exchange Visitor (EV) Program of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) (J-1 status only) is now saying that all programs funded by the Department of State have been paused “until further notice,” which translates as guidance for other program sponsors such as ISU. Please watch for updates here.
  2. The Iowa Board of Regents has not lifted the international travel ban which also applies to all incoming international visitors (paid or unpaid), currently in effect until July 1st. Click here for Board of Regents updates.
  3. The Bureau of Consular Affairs, DOS has suspended non-immigrant visa services in most countries “until further notice.” Click here for further updates.

International Visitors Welcome!

Global Programs Department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences provides leadership and service in globalizing teaching, research, and extension programs that serve the people of the state, the nation and the world. The College is known globally for its excellent visitor training programs and is called upon frequently to provide short- and long-term training programs for visiting scholars worldwide. The Global Programs Department facilitates the collaboration of visiting scholars and CALS faculty through visitor assistance related to visas and logistics, orientation programs, program/fiscal management.  Since 2010, Global Programs has facilitated programs at Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for over 700 visitors from over 70 countries.

Interested in arranging a group visit to Iowa State University? Complete the "Visitor Intake Form" and email to Nicole Hurlburt at nicolerh@iastate.edu

Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) Seed Science Visitors - August 2017Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) Seed Science Visitors - August 2017


USDA’s Cochran Fellowship Program Nigerian Women in Agriculture Visitors - September 2017​