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Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER)

The CIBER program was created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. Administered by the U.S. Department of Education, the CIBER network links the manpower and technological needs of U.S. businesses with the international education, language training, and research capacities of universities across the country.

The Global Business Center at the Foster School of Business is home to one of only sixteen CIBERs in the US. The UW CIBER was first funded in 1991, and the CIBER grant supports many of the GBC’s student, faculty, and community programs.  Some grant programs include Undergraduate Study Abroad, MBA Global Consulting Projects, Faculty Research and Curriculum Development and Export Promotion Initiatives.