SBP International Office

SBP International Office


The staff of the SBP International Office is here to provide our international students, research scholars, staff and visitor’s current information regarding eligibility for immigration sponsorship by the Institute, pre-arrival information to assist with adjusting to life in the U.S., as well as up-to-date information on how to maintain immigration status while at the Institute. Our office also advises the Institute’s faculty and staff on the appropriate visa status for researchers they wish to sponsor.

In addition to the services mentioned above, the International Office also works closely with OTAS: The Office of Training & Academic Services to provide ongoing support of the Institute’s postdoctoral population’s career and professional development.

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If you have questions, please email us at:

or contact our office at:

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
International Office
10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Tel: (858)646-3100 | Fax: (858)646-3107

General Disclaimer: Information contained on the International Office website is for the use of the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute community and should not be used as the sole source of information for making decisions that may affect one's legal status in the U.S. A person’s eligibility for immigration sponsorship by the institute is determined on a case-by-case basis by the Staff of the International Office once a completed application is received and reviewed.

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