The Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIMK), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UK-based Plymouth University, which will facilitate student and faculty exchange, and collaborative research projects.
IIMK director Prof Debashis Chatterjee and international programmes director of Plymouth University Prof Troy Heffernan signed the MoU at a function held at the IIMK campus on Monday
IIMK has plans to accelerate its international activity by establishing tie-ups with leading business schools all over the world. Currently, IIMK has exchange partnerships with 29 international business schools.
The student exchange programme at IIMK has shown a sharp growth this year. The institute witnessed 100% increase in the number of students participating in the international exchange programme. Eighty students from IIMK will be attending a semester at partner institutes and around fifty students from partner institutions will be visiting IIMK in the academic year 2013-14.