Georgia State University recognizes the critical importance for the United States to sustain its leadership as a globally competitive economy. CIBER’s mission is to fully deploy its rich assets of faculty talent, programs and educational offerings, as well as its vast network of regional, national and international partnerships to serve its various stakeholder groups.


CIBER at Georgia State University pursues the following objectives:

  • Serve as a national resource for the teaching of business and international context
  • Provide instruction and training in critical foreign languages and international fields
  • Conduct research and training to enhance the preparedness of U.S. businesses to compete with their foreign counterparts
  • Strengthen knowledge, skills and preparedness of regional businesses to successfully conduct international business
  • Reach out to faculty and students of two-year, four-year and historically black colleges in the Southeastern U.S. region, with innovative international business education and faculty development programs

Work Agenda

The work agenda of CIBER at Georgia State University includes:

  • Academic outreach to minority-serving institutions
  • Applied research on global competitiveness of U.S. businesses
  • Curriculum and pedagogical tool development for teaching IB
  • Strengthening less commonly taught languages
  • Interdisciplinary studies of U.S. competitiveness in global markets
  • Implementation of collaborative business outreach programs with Atlanta-based partners
  • Partnerships with interdisciplinary centers of excellence at Georgia State University
  • Collaborative initiatives with the CIBER network

International Business Pedagogy Workshops

  • Date: May 28 – 31, 2020
  • Location: Georgia State’s Buckhead Center
  • Hosted by GSU-CIBER
  • Sponsored by CIBERs at: George Washington University, Indiana University, Temple University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado-Denver, University of Maryland, Loyola Marymount University, Florida International University.

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CIMaR Conference 2020

  • Date: June 22-25, 2020
  • Conference theme: Sustainable International Business Strategies and Practices
  • Location: Bodø, Norway

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