Welcome to Memphis CIBER

The Robert Wang Center for International Business was established in 1987. As part of the Fogelman College at the University of Memphis, the Wang Center serves as a catalyst and a forum for ongoing analysis, training and discourse on the global economy and the challenges of global competition for American business and higher education.

Dr. Ben L. Kedia, Ph.D.
Director and Wang Chair in International Business

The Wang Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER) was designated by the U.S. Department of Education from 1989-2015 providing 25+ years of international programs for students, faculty and executives.

  • Internationalizing Students

    • International Business Program for Undergraduates including Support for Study Abroad (40+ UG Students)

    • International MBA Program: 350+ graduates

    • Mentoring Ph.D. Students: Providing Graduate Assistantships and Supporting International Research (10 Ph.D. Graduates)

  • Internationalizing Faculty

    • Faculty Development in International Business Seminars: Intro to International Business, International Accounting, International Finance, International Management, Global Supply Chain Management, International Marketing (1,200+ Business Faculty)

    • Business Language Workshops: Business Spanish, Business French, Business German, Business Japanese (748 Language Faculty)

    • Faculty Study Abroad Programs: Antwerp, Belgium; Strasbourg, France; Lille, France (320 Faculty)

    • Globalizing Business Schools Program for Historically Black Colleges & Universities (500+ HBCU Business Faculty)

    • Support for International Research (24 Summer Research Awards; 150+ Research Awards)

  • Internationalizing Business Executives

    • High Level Foreign Exchange Delegations

    • Seminars and Conferences for Area Business Executives (100+ Seminars)

    • Business Language Training (900 Participants)