Dear IB/IM Colleagues:


X-Culture is accepting applications for 2018-1 round (Aug-Oct and Oct-Dec tracks).


If you’re teaching IB, IMgmt, IMkt, or Entrepreneurship and want to add a real international business experience to your course, your students should participate in the X-Culture international business consulting project.


X-Culture is a partnership of 580+ business professors from 180 universities in 40+ countries. We’re not a business. We’re not selling a product. We’re a partnership of business professors.


We put our students in global virtual teams (GVTs). About 6 per team, each in a different country. The students work on real-life international business challenges presented by real companies. The students basically serve as IB consultants, while also learning how to work with people from other cultures.


About 5,000 MBA and undergraduate students from 40+ countries on 6 continents participate in X-Culture every semester (50,000+ have participated in X-Culture so far).


Working in GVTs and dealing with time zones and cultural differences, the students spend a semester solving real IB challenges presented by our corporate partners.


No simulations. No games. Real international virtual teams. Real clients.

No travel needed. All collaboration is virtual.


The best students are then invited to X-Culture Global Symposium where they meet their team members and top managers from the client company.


X-Culture recently won the Wharton’s Re-Imagine Education Award in the Nurturing Employability category.



Upcoming Dates:

Application deadline: August 10, 2018

Application deadline: September 20, 2018

Application deadline: January 10, 2019

Application deadline: February 20, 2019


Research is a HUGE part of X-Culture.
If you are a researcher interested in publishing in top journals, we collect huge amounts of excellent data. More here:


NEW: Check out info on our recent X-Culture Research Hackathon:


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A few dozen X-Culture professors are at AIB in Minneapolis – if you need more info, let’s meet up.



Dr. Vasyl Taras

Associate Professor of International Business
MS International Business Program Director

X-Culture Project Founder and Coordinator

Bryan School of Business and Economics
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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