NUPIN (Núcleo de Pesquisas em Negócios Internacionais) at PUC-Rio was instituted in 2009 with the aim of bringing together the efforts of several researchers and developing International Business programs at IAG PUC-Rio (PUC-Rio Business School).

NUPIN aims to -

•    Lead research on the internationalization of Brazilian and Latin American companies.

•    Develop a research network in Brazil and Latin America to foster joint research efforts by Latin American researchers.

•    Establish links with relevant research centers in the United States and Europe.

•    Encourage graduate students – masters and PhD – to undertake research projects of high academic rigor in international business.

•    Foster the development and increase the availability of specialized programs for international business executives and consultants.

•    Develop consulting projects to support the business internationalization efforts of firms and the government.