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Prospective Faculty

Advance your career and expand your global connections at one of the top research universities in the world. Like the state it calls home, The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader with 52,000 diverse students, 3,000 teaching faculty, and top national programs across 19 colleges and schools. Join us for the inaugural Global Summer Institute to teach a course in your academic specialty while accessing our world-renowned research facilities and networking with scholars.


  • Teaching and networking with UT Austin and international faculty
  • Access to UT Austin libraries and other resources
  • Opportunity to engage in the U.S. higher education system and academic culture
  • Economy class flight to and from Austin, on-campus housing, DS-2019 for J visa application, SEVIS fee, required health insurance, plus a $4,000 honorarium provided

Program Dates

July 13 - August 10, 2024

Academic Disciplines

Propose an undergraduate course in business, computer science, engineering, the humanities or social sciences. All courses must include 40 contact hours (equivalent to 3 credits) and be offered in English.

The lists below indicate courses to be taught by UT Austin faculty:


Business and Accounting
  • Foundation of Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Business Negotiation
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Design
  • Energy Technologies
  • Energy Generation
Computer Science
  • Java
  • Python
  • Big Data
  • Introduction to Data Mining
Social Sciences & Humanities
  • Cognition and Human Learning
  • Western Civilization
  • U.S. Popular Culture
  • Introduction to Advertising

Application Details

  • Applications open December 6, 2023 - February 1, 2024

Please send the following materials in English by February 1, 2024 to txglobal-gsifaculty@austin.utexas.edu:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter from your university or academic department confirming that they support you teaching a course at the Global Summer Institute from July 13 - August 10, 2024, and understand that you will recruit up to five students from your home institution
  • Course description, including title, topics to be covered, textbooks, and/or other required materials