Export Controls: An Overview for Research Administrators
Export Control regulations govern the shipment, transmission, or transfer of certain regulated items, information or software to foreign persons or entities. Although Stanford does not accept research whose results are subject to export controls, collaborative and transactional activity with third parties and sanctioned countries may expose Stanford faculty, students and staff to export controls. Importantly, these restrictions can apply to all Stanford activities, not just to research. It is necessary to know about export regulations since compliance is the responsibility of the individual exporting or disclosing information and materials and violations can lead to penalties that are criminal in nature and for which lack of intent is not a defense.
This class is a guide for all people who administer international research and foreign students at Stanford, export materials and equipment, work with disclosure-restricted technical information, travel internationally or who manage international financial transactions. It is designed to provide sufficient information for research administrators to be able to do the following:
Level II Certification
If you are working toward a Level II certificate, this class is an elective. We recommend you take it after taking the required Level II classes.