Visiting Graduate Researchers (VGRs) are domestic or international degree-seeking graduate students at their home institution who are invited to conduct short-term doctoral research or participate in a mentored or independent research project or master’s research collaborations with a faculty member at UCLA. The initial Visiting Graduate Researcher appointment can range from 3 weeks to 12 months; the maximum stay is 24 months. Please visit Graduate Division’s website for Visiting Graduate Researchers for complete information on applying, procedures and training, and calendar and fees. If you have any questions after reviewing Graduate Division’s website, please email: