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Global Business Center

Welcome to the Global Business Center (GBC) at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. As home to one of only 16 federally funded Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), the GBC works in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education to contribute to the international understanding and competitiveness. The GBC creates transformative global business opportunities in Seattle and abroad for students, faculty, and the business community.


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Undergraduate Programs

With opportunities ranging from study abroad to case competitions, the Global Business Center (GBC) has many resources for the internationally-minded undergraduates.

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MBA Programs

Whether it’s working with women entrepreneurs in India or earning a certificate in global business, GBC provides international education opportunities for all MBA students.

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Faculty programs focused on international business are an important part of our commitment to serving the Foster community.

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Business & Community

The GBC welcomes business, alumni and community participation in providing a world-class international education experience for students and faculty.

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Student Experiences

Alumni talk about how global perspectives advance careers.

Alumni talk about the importance of studying abroad.

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