Weissman Center for International Business

Global Student Certificate

The GSC program is designed to increase participants’ knowledge of foreign countries and cultures, as well as develop a cross-cultural mindset that is sensitive to power differences in intercultural situations. In today’s global economy, this type of knowledge is crucial for employees to function in the global workplace.

GSC students will acquire practical intercultural business, communication, and leadership skills through briefings, story circles, and discussions of fine arts and personal reflection. Read more about the GSC at https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/globalstudentcertificate/

The graduates of this program are the face of the 21st century.”

Terrence Martell, Saxe Distinguished Professor of Finance, Director of the Weissman Center for International Business


To become the preeminent co-curricular program dedicated to preparing students to become world-class leaders in the 21st century’s global economy by means of leveraging Baruch College’s extraordinary cultural diversity through intensive enrichment programs designed to help students thrive in a range of cultural environments.

Program Benefits



The application deadline for the fall 2022 semester is Wednesday, September 7th, 2022. You will need to use your Baruchmail address to access the application.

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For additional information contact:
Sarah Demetz
Global Student Certificate Coordinator
Tel: (646) 312-2073
E-mail: sarah.demetz@baruch.cuny.edu 

Program Elements

To qualify for a Global Student Certificate, candidates must complete a minimum of five GSC designated events, participate in the Group Research Project, attend at least five of six arts lectures, submit seven completed map quizzes, and submit a portfolio of written material. Upon completion of the GSC program, students will be awarded a Global Student Certificate from the Weissman Center for International Business.


Group Research Project
Map Quiz
Arts Series