Global Business Services (GBS) partners with faculty and administrative staff to support the objectives of international projects and programs through a mix of business solutions and in-country support, which safeguard, enable and accelerate such initiatives. Global Business Services  includes an Advisory & Consulting team and an Operations team that together support a variety of activities.

GBS advises on activities outside of the U.S. that are longer than 30 days in the country and assists with structuring payments to collaborators and local providers.  In addition to supporting Stanford’s foreign legal entities and presences, GBS also provides U.S. compliance support such as the coordination and filing of the following:

  • Form 990 Schedule F - Statement of Activities Outside the United States
  • Country by Country Reporting (CbCR)
  • Department of Commerce Form BE-125
  • Department of Education Foreign Gift and Contract Reporting  

To learn more about Global Business Services, please visit the GBS website.

For questions or assistance with planning or conducting global activities, submit a Support Request to the Global Business Services team.