Center for International Business Education and Research

CIBER was established at the Ross School of Business in 1989 by university faculty as a multidisciplinary resource for teaching and learning about international business.

U-M CIBER is one of 33 such centers at universities throughout the U.S. that serve as regional and national resources to students and academics. U-M CIBER promotes and supports international business education in several key ways:

Research Funding

U-M CIBER has funded more than 100 faculty and doctural research projects focusing on issues related to America's competitiveness in international business markets and global culture.

Educational Development

CIBER works with universities to promote the development of international business faculty and innovative curricula. CIBER also supports faculty development for historically black college and university professors. Read about U-M CIBER’s educational sponsorship initiatives.

Business Partnerships

The center bridges the university and the business community by providing expertise and resources to business leaders seeking to expand their operations globally.

Conferences & Seminars

U-M CIBER supports curriculum development and assists in disseminating new knowledge through executive-education seminars and conferences. Learn more about CIBER-supported Conferences and Seminars .

Global Experience Funding

U-M CIBER funds scholarships, overseas study programs, and multidisciplinary internships that enable students to experience foreign cultures, languages and work environments. E-mail for more information on CIBER funding.

Read more on the national CIBER website