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International Relations Office

MDI nurtures a vision to be a truly global business school. As economic networks gained eminence over geographic boundaries, MDI realized the emerging role of international markets and the need for B-Schools to groom managers with international perspective. The process of building linkages was started more than a decade ago. As on date, MDI has partnerships in almost every continent of the globe.

The vision of MDI, Gurgaon is to create Thought Leaders and Change Masters in management for all sectors including corporate, social and government. This is aimed to be accomplished through creating at both individual and organizational levels, cutting edge management capability through value based education, inculcating best global practices, action-centric research and value-adding consulting.

In line with the mission of the school, the mission of the International Relations Office is to help MDI-G grow and remain one of India’s leading business schools that is well integrated with the rest of the world through learning, teaching and research. Our mission is to open doors for the students, faculty and staff for MDI, Gurgaon to the rest of the world that provides them access to innumerable opportunities for personal and professional development as educators, researchers, trainers and administrators, For International students and faculty to explore the best teaching practices of MDIG and share their rich academic and cultural experience which will help students enhancing their skills in global competitive market.

MDI Gurgaon is located at one of the finest location in India surrounded by the worldwide known IT / ITES corporate and top manufacturing units, well connected with Airport and capital region Delhi.

MDI-G’s international partnerships evolved into an entire gamut of academic exchange that includes exchange of distinguished faculty, research collaboration, development of academic materials, and collaborative work on projects of international scope.

Exchange Programme promotes a greater understanding of the multi-faceted international issues and increases the competencies of students who will live and work in an increasingly interdependent globalized world. For the first time in the history of mankind the importance of global citizenship has emerged. An exposure to the global and multi-cultural environment of working is well appreciated and much needed by transnational companies and Indian corporate houses alike, it provides a unique opportunity for the students to enrich their academic experience and widen their career horizons.

Courses at MDIG are designed keeping international academic standards.

Our partner schools are among the front rankers in its country, possess international accreditations and have extensive, quality international agenda for its activities.

International students are having really enriching experience during exchange program at MDI-G


Prof Shailendra K Rai
Chairperson -International Relations

The International Relations at MDI Gurgaon is headed by a Dean and supported by the Chairperson, both of who are members of faculty. The IR office is well staffed office with a senior administrator at the helm manage all the back-end work for incoming or outgoing faculty and students and understand foreign travel and exchange procedures, other than handling exchange IR office manage following activities:

Enhancing experience for exchange students at MDI

Reviewing dormant partnerships

New Partnerships and Collaborations

Creating awareness about MDI-G at partner and non partners schools

Represent MDI-G in various forums, conferences and meetings of international partners

Searching other possible areas of collaboration and new partners

The IRO manage the students activates through The International Relations Committee (IRC) it is a students’ body who play the crucial role of forming the bridge between the IRO and the students’ community and are an important source of information and ideas.

The student arm of the International Relations Office(IRO) that supports and coordinates all activities of international students at MDI. IRC facilitates the Incoming Exchange Programme of MDI. They take up activities such as the Buddy Programme, wherein International students on exchange to MDI are allocated MDI students as their buddies. Buddy Programme is undertaken to ensure smooth transition of International students to MDI and make their academics and stay in MDI worthwhile. for International students IRC team host cultural nights, movie nights and trips to historical and popular places full of Indian culture and heritage.

Contact us:
International Relations Office
Management Development Institute
Sukhrali, Gurugram (India)-122007
Phone: 0124-4560508
Email us : IRO@MDI.AC.IN

Prof Shailendra K Rai
Prof Shailendra K Rai
Chairperson -International Relations