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Global Business Center

Welcome to the Global Business Center (GBC) at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Our mission is to develop global business expertise by hosting and sponsoring outstanding international education initiatives. As home to one of only 15 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. See what’s happening and get involved with GBC:

Earn business credit while studying abroad!

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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.

Learn more about GBC Undergraduate programs

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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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Program highlights

Global Business Case Competition

The Global Business Case Competition (GBCC) is an annual international case competition that brings together undergraduate university students from across the globe to compete in a fast-paced and challenging business case study.

Learn more about GBCC

Russell Investments International Case Competition

The Russell Investments International Case Competition is an annual event in which teams of undergraduate business students apply their knowledge and skills to a real-life international business problem.

Learn more about RIIIC

Global Case Competition Club (GC3)

This Foster School student organization trains students how to tackle a case competition.

Learn more about GC3

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Watch videos about the global experience

Alumni perspectives: global competence advances careers

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