Conducting Business Internationally

Last updated: 04/16/2020 - 8:01am


ASU has as part of its charter and mission to be a global center for interdisciplinary research, discovery and development.  In order to achieve this standing, ASU must deal with the complexities of doing business internationally, which can present challenges as it relates to contracting, operations, appropriate planning for expenses, etc.  Also, there may be language and cultural barriers to overcome in order to negotiate and execute agreements.

Contact Global Operations for guidance in the event that a proposal includes risks noted on the International Project Risk Considerations page.

Global Operations also maintains up-to-date resources, policies and practices for international projects: Frequently Asked Questions About International Sponsored Projects

Global Operations can help identify foreign legal, tax, employment, financial, procurement, and health and safety issues and deliver solutions to address them. To contact Global Operations, email


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