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5 Indian Business Schools With Top International Exchange Programs

Find out five top Indian business schools which offer international exchange opportunities with partner institutions across the globe to help boost your career

Tue May 9 2023

Whether you’re aiming to land a job domestically in India, or travel further afield after graduation, gaining international exposure while you study at business school can have a large impact on your career opportunities. 

Such global exposure comes with several advantages: learning from top-notch faculty, gaining wider global reach and networking opportunities, better alignment with global business contexts and challenges in different geographies, and developing globally competent managerial capabilities to thrive in the post-pandemic 21st century.  

Many business school students travel abroad to gain international exposure—a 2020 Graduate Management Admission Council survey revealed 81% of Indian respondents said they preferred to study abroad. However, you can also find business schools in India that offer international opportunities via exchange programs with partner institutions across the globe. 

Here are five Indian B-Schools with excellent international partnerships for exchange programs. 

IIM Bengaluru

With more than 80 partner institutes in 30 countries, IIM Bengaluru (IIMB) is one of the most proactive institutes offering international collaboration opportunities. 

The institute’s internationalization schemes include global alliances with reputed organizations, institutions, NGOs, and business and trade bodies, facilitating access to both academics and industry for students. 

IIMB has also launched international study and research centers in Israel and Japan. 


IIMB offers two-year PGP, EPGP, PGPEM, dual degree, and a few other course formats for MBA students. Important globally relevant modules include People Management, Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Management, and Effective Business Communication. 

International partnerships and collaborations 

IIMB has alliances with 86 partner colleges from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, LATAM, and North and South America, for a thriving student...

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