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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)


Bangalore, India


The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is a leading research-focused graduate school of management in Asia with around full time faculty members, about 1200 students across various degree-granting programmes and nearly 5000 annual Executive Education participants.

Located in India's high technology capital, we are in close proximity to some of the leading corporate houses in the country, ranging from information technology to consumer product companies, giving us the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.

IIMB has the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation, and the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) is ranked #1 in India by the QS World University Rankings 2019 and continues to be in the Top 5 list of schools in Asia-pacific and Top 30 schools globally by the 'Financial Times' in the Master in Management category.

Academic Areas of Expertise/Focus:

not specified


MBA only

Available Spots:

2 semester spots/academic year

Special Admission Requirements:

Must be a continuing student in the second year of the MBA program with foundational courses completed at the home institution; undergraduate or first year students are not eligible to participate in the exchange program; due to policies in place at IIMB, the exchange program to this destination is not open to students with Indian citizenship.

Approximate Term Dates:

Note: IIMB is on a trimester schedule
IV Term: June - September
V Term: October - December
VI Term: January - March

Summer Program Option:

see IV Term above


Full-time Course Load: 4 -5 courses/term

Language(s) of Instruction: English

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General Information for Exchange Students

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Special Funding:

Sandy Mactaggart Award awarded annually for exchanges of at least one semester to eligible destinations (India included) in Asia. Valued at up to $20,000.

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"Overall, my exchange at the Indian Institute of Management, in Bangalore was nothing short of amazing! Between my undergraduate and graduate degrees, this was my fifth study abroad experience and it has been one of the best."