“As the world begins to rebuild its financial infrastructure from the ashes of this economic crisis, I believe MIT is primely positioned to play a leadership role in shaping the future through its research and educational programs.”

Robert C. Merton
School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance

Visiting Fellows

The Visiting Fellows program is a unique opportunity for working professionals and special graduate students to pursue full-time, advanced studies at MIT Sloan for one or two semesters. In collaboration with an MIT Sloan faculty advisor, Visiting Fellows design a customized program of study based on their academic interests and professional goals. They choose from a wide range of MIT Sloan elective courses as well as select courses at other MIT schools and Harvard University. Upon completion of their program, they receive a certificate from MIT Sloan.

Most Visiting Fellows are mid-to senior-level managers from outside the U.S. who come to MIT Sloan through company sponsorship. Others are special graduate students from non-U.S. business schools who want to increase their international exposure and knowledge of U.S.-based companies while working toward their degree. All Visiting Fellows generally have one or more university degrees and several years of work experience.

For more information and to apply, visit the Visiting Fellows website.

"I have followed some courses here to see how the faculty teach. I am looking for fresh stuff. We are a young school. We are still shaping our future. It’s useful to know how MIT Sloan does things and why. MIT is unique.”

- Can Akkan, IFF Faculty of Management, Sabanci University, Spring '12