About Visiting Scholars

The University of New England School of Pharmacy, in partnership with the University of Maine at Orono, invites visiting scholars to the University of New England, located in Portland, Maine, USA, to participate in pharmaceutical science research and cultural exchange.


Visiting Scholars from eligible institutions.


J-1 Exchange Visitors DS-2019 Visa Program, United States Department of State.


The University of New England, School of Pharmacy, Portland, Maine, USA.


Visiting scholars may start at any time and may stay for up to six months.


To provide cultural enrichment opportunities for a foreign visitor and the University of New England community while furthering research, scholarship, and international collaboration.

Additional Information

Visiting Scholars will be hosted by UNE School of Pharmacy faculty members, who will help acclimate them to Portland, aid in locating housing, assist in arrival and departure, provide a cross-cultural orientation and create cross-cultural activity opportunities such as visiting location attractions. Hosts will keep all parties informed of changes of address and adhere to all regulations governing the J-1 Visa Program.


For more information, please contact Dr. Olgun Guvench at (207) 221-4171 or email at oguvench@une.edu, or visit UNE Global Education J-1 Visa Guidelines (PDF).