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Benefits of NIBS Membership

NIBS facilitates collaboration and sharing of best practices among member institutions, particularly with respect to internationally-oriented business education. This typically includes:

  • Student exchanges/interactions
  • Faculty exchanges/interactions
  • Cooperation in the development of curricula
  • Joint teaching and research programs

Membership in NIBS also entitles institutions to the following specific benefits:

  1. Full participation in the NIBS Annual Conference and associated networking opportunities (includes a substantial discount on the delegate fee)
  2. Ability to enter teams in the student competitions operated by NIBS
  3. Access to NIBS Accreditation

Membership Fee

Cost of NIBS Membership is €400.  All applications must be approved by the NIBS Board.


The minimum criteria for membership are to:

  • be a business school that is recognized by a national government
  • offer programs to at least the level of a bachelor degree in business or management
  • share a commitment to internationalization in curriculum design, student and faculty/staff exchange, and research

To apply for membership, complete the form below and click ‘submit’.  The details will then be routed to the NIBS Board for approval.  You will receive a conditional invoice via email and a decision regarding acceptance within 48 hours. Payment of €400 must then be made by bank transfer, Visa/MasterCard, or cheque.

Apply for Membership

  • Please indicate the name of your university or academic institution
  • Please indicate the name of your faculty / business school, if different from the above
  • (e.g., Dean, Associate Dean, Professor, etc.)
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  • Briefly describe the exchange program(s) available to business students registered at your institution who wish to study abroad
  • Briefly describe the exchange program(s) available to exchange students who come from partner schools to study business at your institution
  • Indicate the programs your school offers by providing the number of students that are currently enrolled in each one (enter '0' if your school does not offer the program)
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  • Approximate number of full-time (or full-time equivalent) faculty members at your institution
  • Approximate number of full-time (or full-time equivalent) faculty members involved in delivering courses within the school of business

NIBS Annual Conference. May 8-10 in Harbin, China

Great networking. World-class insight. And more.