Education and Training

VUMC Export Compliance Familiarization

Learn about important topics related to U.S. Export Controls such as export compliance awareness, international shipping, international travel, international collaborations, etc.

Please email vumc.export@vanderbilt.edu for the availability of VUMC Export Compliance instructor-led training and familiarization opportunities.

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Instructor-Led Familiarization Courses

Fundamentals of Export Controls

Gain general awareness about export controls and various components that may affect you and your work at Vanderbilt. This includes a general overview of export compliance, information regarding how export controls may affect your work in the areas of international: shipping, procurement, travel, visitors, disbursement, and research collaborations and the penalties associated with export violations. Time is allotted for questions.

Department or Project-Specific Training

Additional training, basic or specific, can be arranged by calling the VUMC EC office at (615) 875--7577.


Outside Training Resources

US Census Bureau - Export Compliance Introduction Video

Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) - Online Training Room

Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) - Getting Started with Defense Trade