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Export control laws exist to advance US national security, foreign policy, anti-terrorism and non-proliferation objectives by imposing restrictions on the transfer of regulated items and information to certain countries and their nationals.  Stanford’s Office of Export Controls works assiduously to maintain an open, unrestricted and participatory environment on campus, while ensuring that the Stanford community is informed and protected when export controls apply.

The following Stanford resources are available to assist you in determining whether export controls apply to your activity, and to help you remain export control compliant when they do:  

Export Controls Decision Tree

questionnaire to determine the applicability of export controls to your situation.  

Export Controls Quick Guide

FAQs and what you need to know before traveling abroad. 

Export Controls Quick Guide

Additional Information

Please visit the DoResearch's Export Controls website for additional information. 


Questions regarding Export Controls can be addressed to:

Brandon Barnhill
Export Control Director