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Stanford Program in Berlin

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The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Germany was established 1975. It is responsible for the administrative support for Stanford’s undergraduate study abroad in Germany.

Relationship to Stanford

A branch of Stanford University; it has a corporate and VAT tax exemption in Germany.

Stanford Programs Supported

Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP)


The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University through Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE).

Contact Global Business Services (GBS)

Because of this Presence, activities carried out in-country may trigger additional compliance requirements. If any of the following are true, contact GBS to ascertain if the activities could trigger associated obligations for you or Stanford.

  • You are a business traveler in Germany for over 183 cumulative days in one year.
  • You will rent, lease, or purchase space, whether for residence or work.
  • Your program will generate revenue or income in Germany.
  • You need to hire local workers in Germany.

Learn more about Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP), Berlin.