Visiting academics and researchers

Visiting Academics and Researchers

Swansea University welcomes visiting researchers and academics from universities and research institutions all over the world.

The information and supporting documents on these pages will help visiting researchers and the Swansea staff responsible for inviting and hosting visitors to plan the visit. These documents aim to:

  • Ensure that any academic visit fits in with our strategic objectives
  • Help you plan the time you intend to spend in Swansea
  • Capture all the relevant information for your benefit and for the university's future use
  • Provide you with all the relevant information and supporting documents you will need if you require a visa to visit the university.

For the University's policy on visiting academics and researchers click Visiting Academic and Researcher Visa Flowchart

You can find a flowchart to help work out which is the correct visa to apply for by clicking on Visiting Academic and Researcher Visa Flowchart

If you are interested in coming to Swansea University as a visiting academic or researcher please complete the Visiting Academic and Researcher Application Form and email it to

If you have any questions regarding any of the information on these pages, please contact