The University of Minnesota CIBER is one of a network of centers whose shared mission is to increase U.S. economic competitiveness and capacity for international understanding. CIBERs connect U.S. businesses with the international education, language training and research capabilities of U.S. universities.
CIBER in Minnesota, established in 2010, serves as a regional resource for businesses, educators, researchers, and students. Our initiatives focus on sustainability, emerging markets, and less commonly-taught languages.
"This program showed me how little and how much I know with regard to the culture and business practices in Scandinavia...We plan to incorporate what we learned into the new course curriculum for our new MBA program.” -- faculty participant in 2012 Professional Development in International Business in Scandinavia
Educators at all levels help students understand the global economy. We offer professional development opportunities for K-16 teachers, and international business programming for middle school and high school students. Read more »