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What type of visa should I apply for attending an academic conference in France?

What type of visa should I apply for attending an academic conference in France? I am a postdoctoral candidate in an institute in India. I will be attending a conference in France. When I tried to ...
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Which type of Schengen visa i should apply for?

I'm a Graduate student in F1 visa, Going on a college trip to France for 10 days, I will be attending conference (part of my trip). Which visa type should I apply for?
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Request for guidance about visa type for conference in USA

I belong to Pakistan and doing PhD in Italy. My research paper is accepted for conference in US. I want to participate in conference but facing confusion about the visa type. What type of visa is ...
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Issues with France visas website to fill out online application of Schengen visa [duplicate]

I will be attending an academic conference in France and have been advised by the people who already have been to one of the Schengen member countries to mention the purpose of my visit as "Other" and ...
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Schengen Visa: Is presenting at an academic conference classified as business? [duplicate]

I intend to apply for a Schengen Visa to present at a railway conference. I will be presenting on behalf of my current employer. I wish to know if this would be classified as business/work and would ...
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Type of Visa for attending a conference in Norway [duplicate]

I intend to travel to Oslo next month from India to present a paper at an academic conference. The University won't pay me for this. Given that Norway doesn't have a provision for Conference Visa, ...
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Scientific conference invitation Schengen visa (business or tourist)? [duplicate]

I am participating in a conference in Spain, I have an invitation letter from the university. Is my visa application for tourism or for Business ? I appreciate if you can provide me with more advises ...
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France Business Visa For Attending OpenSource Conference

I have been invited to speak at EuroBSDCon 2017 in Paris this year. First of all, a bit about me and the conference. I'm a software engineer based in Hyderabad, India. I am also a contributor to the ...
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Schengen visa for short stay in Belgium: what type and purpose should I select?

I am applying for 5 days of training in Belgium and for that purpose I need to apply for a Schengen visa. I am confused about two things: Should I apply for a study visa or tourist visa? What should ...
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I have a scientific research invitation letter, what kind of visa I need [closed]

I have a scientific research invitation letter from a french research institute. However, the purpose of this invitation is to make presentations as a part of Ph.D application process. so if I am ...
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Is it permitted to attend to a programming conference under the tourist Schengen visa?

Let's say I already have a tourist Schengen visa which will be valid at the time of the conference, so getting another visa is not exactly desirable. I plan to pay for the conference myself and the ...