J-1 Exchange Visitors

The J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program is a program supervised and implemented by the US Department of State (DOS). Purdue University is a designated J-1 program sponsor. 

As a program sponsor Purdue University invites professors, research scholars, short term scholars, specialists, and visiting undergraduate students to participate in teaching and research. Each year, Purdue University hosts more than 900 exchange visitors from 78 countries around the world.

 J-1 Scholar Program Categories

J-1 Short Term Scholars
J-1 Research Scholars and Professors
J-1 Visiting Undergraduate Students (VUgS)
J-1 Specialists