The Office of International Affairs (OIA) supports Stanford's international research, programs, and activities, and facilitates new collaborations throughout the world. The OIA provides coordination and communications services, administers a faculty seed-grant program for new global collaborations, and supports the development of new overseas programs and facilities.
Stanford University is engaged in a wide range of academic programs and activities abroad, and the level of engagement continues to show a significant upward trend. Global Business Services partners with coservice providers across the University to continuously improve global service offerings for academic units. This partnership facilitates delivery of efficient and cost-effect support as well as helps to ensure compliance with increasingly stringent global regulatory compliance standards.