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GSS: Your International Partner

Planning an international activity opens a world of opportunity. It also can be daunting and complex. We’re here to help smooth the way, minimize risk, and enable your success—from the early planning stages throughout your travel and activities.

What We Do

Since 2011, we’ve been providing international travel, research, and programming support for students, faculty, staff, and academics across Harvard’s Schools, departments and centers. Our services span safety and security, health, culture, outbound immigration, employment, financial and legal matters, and research center operations.

Who We Are

We are a full-service team with deep experience, global connections, and unparalleled experience in international operations—making us uniquely qualified to partner with you on all aspects of planning your activities and travel.

Our Mission

We promote Harvard's excellence in teaching, learning, and research by being the go-to resource for international travel, safety, and operational support.

Facts and Figures

GSS possesses deep knowledge of international business, finance, HR, security, and crisis management. Since 2011, we’ve registered and managed 12 entities, hired more than 800 individuals abroad, received and managed more than $52 million in gifts and grants, tracked over 72,000 registered trips, and triaged more than 2,000 medical and security incidents.

We Can Help

Are you ready to go abroad or take your initiative global? Reach out and let’s get started.

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