Indian Student

MDI has external linkages with 60 top ranking overseas universities offering management education. The partnerships, besides other activities, include exchange of students and faculty. The MDI ISU 2016 affords its Indian partner universities/institutions an opportunity to have its students study under the tutelage of international faculty drawn from these overseas partner institutions. As a consequence, students are exposed to variegated pedagogies, thought processes and views of the business world.

With international students from various countries and Indian students from different states of India, the classroom is a veritable kaleidoscope of culture. The diversity of the multicultural group helps provide a comparative approach and develop national and international networks.

MDI – ISU 2016 is a unique and only one of its kind initiative in India designed to reach out to outstanding MBA students spread across the length and breadth of the country.

Some key benefits for an Indian student:

  • An opportunity to study under international faculty, alongside students drawn various countries
  • Creating wider networks with peers from across the world
  • Embellishment of personal credentials that could help in better job prospects.

Some key benefits for society are:

  • Creation of domestic and international network of young MBAs who would be future global leaders with India empathy
  • Breaking out of silos and demolition of ivory towers thereby fostering the idea of collaboration amongst institutions of higher education.
  • Increased mobility across geographies.


International Students

The MDI International Summer University 2016 will be held at the MDI campus at Gurgaon (near New Delhi).Students have the option of selecting:

  • The number of courses they wish to enroll for
  • The date at which they wish to join or complete the course
  • The duration of study.

Around 50 students of Masters level invited from nearly 15 Indian states and 20 overseas countries are likely to participate in the MDI ISU 2016.

The MDI ISU 2016 is targeted at international students looking to obtain an insight into the Indian business environment, the business practices and the Indian consumer behavior. India is a BRIC country and an emerging economy.

MDI ISU 2016 is formal education

The MDI ISU 2016 has the academic rigor of MDI, one of the top ranking business schools in India.

The courses offered at the MDI ISU 2016 are intended to supplement and not substitute the curriculum of the home institution. All courses on offer are of an advanced level and presume due familiarity with the basic concepts.

Case studies, talks by senior executives of international companies and industry visits complement the theoretical inputs.

MDI ISU 2016 an international networking facilitator

The programme is conducted in an intercultural group. Students have ample opportunities to interact with each other and develop their own international network.

Grade Transfers

Based on its bilateral agreement of cooperation with the partner universities/business schools, MDI will be able to provide transfer of credits.

How to apply

Interested students are to approach the international relations office/MBA department officer of their respective universities/business schools and submit their application through them. The partner universities/business schools will select the students and forward the selected applications to MDI for acceptance.

Kindly fill in the application form for MDI – ISU 2016 by selecting on the link below.

International students & executives in India

International students in India and expats with bachelor’s degree can attend the short management courses at MDI – ISU 2016. Those interested may directly contact the International Relations Office at MDI for admission.

Benefits for International Students

  • Learning in an emerging economy – the exposure will enhance knowledge relevant to business management and better prospects of employment in a global context.
  • An enviable opportunity to experience an enigma called India.
  • Build networks with peers from across the globe.
  • An optimal use of the summer time – earn grades while enjoying an overseas trip.

Benefits for international students and executives already in India

  • Acquire an in depth and specific knowledge in a business domain.
  • Connect, collaborate and build new friendships from across the globe.
  • Rejuvenate in the 40 acres of the lush green MDI campus.
  • Indulge yourself with yoga sessions, work-outs at a world class gymnasium and putt at the four hole golf course.
  • Try your hand at tennis, badminton, basket-ball and several indoor games.

Information and contact in India

Ms Namrata Soni
MDI International Summer University 2016
Management Development Institute
Mehrauli Road, Sukhrali, Gurgaon –122001.
Haryana. INDIA.