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As experts in global operations, we aspire to provide exceptional services to Harvard’s Schools, centers, and departments that enable the University community to pursue extraordinary opportunities and achieve their international research, teaching, and learning goals.


We provide the Harvard community with advice, tools, and resources to minimize risk, manage complexity, and facilitate safe and compliant international travel, operations, and activities.

Strategic Priorities
  1. Further develop GSS as a resilient organization.
  2. Evaluate and continuously improve processes to enhance services for our clients.
  3. Promote GSS and further develop and strengthen our relationships across the University community and our higher education partners.
  4. Maximize opportunities and mitigate risks for the University and our clients.