Vietnam faculty study tour deadline Sept. 12

The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) at UW-Madison and the University of Hawaii will host the inaugural Vietnam Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) January 3-15, 2009.

The program will focus on the unique aspects of doing business in Vietnam, comparing and contrasting the business environments of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Faculty interested in incorporating Asian business content into their curriculum are encouraged to apply. For detailed information and program updates, please visit

The Wisconsin CIBER will pay registration costs for up to three UW System faculty or academic staff with teaching responsibilities to participate in this program. Participants are responsible for their own round trip airfare between the U.S. and Vietnam and incidentals.

Depending on the number of applicants, additional funding from CIBER may be available. Applications for funding are due by Friday, September 12, 2008. To apply, please disregard the online application and send an abbreviated CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in the program and how its content would benefit your courses and/or research to

If you have any questions regarding the Vietnam FDIB program or possible funding opportunities, please contact Susan Huber Miller at or (608) 263-7682. Please direct any questions about the application to Julie Lane at or (608) 265-9719.