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CRWS’s Visiting Scholars Program

The Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies welcomes foreign and domestic scholars to apply for short and long term residence at the UC Berkeley campus.  CRWS provides scholars with access to office space (if available), participation in Center and campus programs and events, and a lively intellectual community.  Scholars are expected to provide their own funding.  Scholars are given an opportunity to publish their papers on the California Digital Library and to share their work with graduate students, faculty, and community members at CRWS-sponsored colloquia.

Procedure for applying to be a visiting scholar at CRWS:

1.  Please send your request to be a visiting scholar at ISSI to Requests for visiting scholar positions at CRWS must include:

  • A brief letter of introduction indicating the appropriateness of your research to the mission of CRWS.
  • A CV and brief statement of the research you will be engaged in while a visiting scholar at CRWS.
  • Indication of whether you will need office space during your visit.
  • Your approximate arrival and departure dates.

2.  If accepted as a visiting scholar, the scholar will pay a University administrative services fee ($750 effective Jan. 1 2018) and a CRWS Visiting Researcher fee of $500, in addition to any visa fees (if applicable).


For more information about CRWS’s Visiting Scholars Program please send inquiries to:

Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies, 2420 Bowditch Street, MC 5670 
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-5670


For more information about Visiting Scholar requirements for domestic and international scholars, and for information about assistance provided through the University's Visiting Scholars Program (e.g., finding housing, gaining access to the University's libraries, gyms, and art galleries), please consult the following University of California websites:

Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA):

Services for International Scholars and Students (SISS):



Center for Right-Wing Studies
2420 Bowditch Street #5670
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-5670
TEL: 510.642.0813
FAX: 510.642.8674
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