The J-1 visa for researchers and professors has several sub-categories. In general the J-1 visa (known as the Exchange Visitor Program) is for the exchange of professors and research scholars that promotes the exchange of ideas, research, mutual enrichment and linkages between research and academic institutions in the United States and foreign countries. The Research Scholar category is the most commonly used J-1 visa at Yale. To see details about each type of J-1 Yale offers, please review the information about the different categories.
J-1 Visa Application
J-1 Visa Regulations