Based on discussions and analysis of the fields of expertise in the UBIS network, the following areas have been identified as relevant areas of research for UBIS: Distance and Online Education (synchronous and asynchronous teaching) paired with questions relating to interculturality and multilingualism in a global business environmentHybrid education, with innovative delivery methods has long been part of UBIS practices.
1. Introduction: Research Philosophy and Values Historically, innovation in education and applied sciences has been part of the DNA of the university, including some areas of research. The outlook is oriented towards an emphasis on future trends. UBIS’ research activities are aligned with the mission and goals of the university. The main focus of activity is the Applied Research Program,