About Smith School CIBER
The Smith School CIBER is a national resource center for teaching, research
and outreach in international business and related fields. It was established on
July 1, 2006 with a $1.42 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of
Education and 100% matching funds from the Smith School and University of
Maryland. The Smith CIBER grant was renewed in 2010 with a $1.52 million
four-year grant. With the new grant, the Smith CIBER will focus research
activities on national needs brought to the fore by the recent economic crisis,
which transformed the business landscape in significant ways.
Our activities are
The Smith CIBER has major
initiatives focused on the following
We have clusters of activities
surrounding each theme.