What's New

November 29, 2023

Due to circumstances beyond our control, virtual Advising on Call (via Zoom) is unavailable.  We hope to resume this service shortly.  If you need to speak to an advisor, you can:

October 16, 2023

Per the U.S. Dept. of State: "Due to the ongoing security situation, the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the Embassy Branch Office in Tel Aviv are not offering nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services at this time.

If you have an emergency need to travel to the United States and do not currently have a nonimmigrant visa, please apply at a U ...

October 11, 2023

The HIO is pleased to announce an informational session for Harvard students and scholars about Green Cards, Entrepreneurship, and Work Visas.  This session is intended to help people learn about what happens after Harvard visa sponsorship ends.  Join local attorney Elizabeth Goss speaking about topics such as H-1Bs, TNs, O-1s, entrepreneurship, green cards and much more during this 2-hour session that will include a period for Q and A.  The session will be held ...

Personal Stories

The best experience was networking with research lovers, or I may call them truth finders. I loved the safe environment and in-classes discussions and the passion to make a difference. I enjoyed working with a supportive, enthusiastic mentor. I really appreciate being able to meet and learn from extraordinary scientists.
Rasha Farag - Egypt - Harvard Medical School

Be your authentic self. Do not feel pressured to ‘act American’ or adopt a mode of life that you are not used to, or comfortable with. People value authenticity and it is what sets you apart from scores of other students on campus.

Asmer Asrar Safi - Pakistan - Harvard College

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International population over time

International population this year