Interested in conducting a research project overseas, but have questions about how to get started? The resources and offices below are geared to assist faculty, students and staff with research-related inquiries.
The Discovery Grant program is designed to serve as a catalyst for significant external funding sources — supporting new ideas, cutting-edge research and the development of infrastructure.
The Global Research and Engagement Micro-Grant Program helps faculty pursue international research, scholarship and creative expression projects or to pursue strategic, time-sensitive opportunities for global research and engagement.
The library sees international engagement and scholarship as one of their key strengths and missions, regularly hosting international visiting scholars.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research supports international research with a series of resources, including Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA), the Office of Research Development and Support (ORDS) and the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC).
The Research Scholar Grant program provides funding for innovative scholarship and creative expression projects that are unlikely to have extramural funding options available.
Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) serves as a central resource providing guidance and stewardship by supporting the entire research community at Vanderbilt – including processing proposals and negotiating grants, contracts, and other agreements.
The Study Away Risk Assessment Committee (SARAC) is responsible for authorizing university-sponsored educational or service opportunities involving travel when there is a significant health or safety concern.
The Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative is designed to support new ideas, cutting-edge research and the development of infrastructure by supporting emerging and existing trans-institutional centers and institutes.
The Vanderbilt Export Compliance (VEC) office is dedicated to providing assistance and centralized resources for all Vanderbilt export control-related activities.
Vanderbilt Incident Response for Travel (VIRT) is a team dedicated to providing safety-related guidance and assistance for members of the Vanderbilt University community who are traveling away from campus on VU-related travel.