Student Visitors

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) welcomes outstanding doctoral students who wish to benefit from Oxford’s vibrant research culture and contribute to the activity of the School.

SIAS offers several Recognised Student Programmes through its centres.

Students registered for a PhD at another university conducting postgraduate research on the following areas, who want to do research in Oxford without registering for a degree can apply for Recognised Student status through the appropriate centre:

Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP) or Contemporary India

Russian and East European Studies

African Studies

Contemporary Chinese Studies

Latin American Studies