This is the first version of the 2021-22 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The University of Iowa hosts a variety of summer research experiences that bring undergraduates from other institutions to campus to enhance their understanding of research in a variety of disciplines. Acceptance into these programs is based on a competitive application system.

Participants develop research skills under the mentorship of University of Iowa faculty members. They also become part of a research community with access to programming, workshops, and professional development. These programs highlight career opportunities and provide guidance on applying to graduate and professional schools.

Student posting for the camera by the brain rock on the Cleary Walkway photo.

Programs last 8-10 weeks and include a competitive stipend. Housing, food, and travel expenses are commonly covered by the programs. Applicants should refer to individual programs for additional information on timelines, research areas, and compensation.