European Federation of Management Development is now called EFMD Global. EFMD is an international non-profit, membership driven organisation dedicated to management development. It is Recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities.

The organisation has around 900+ members across 91 countries, and acts as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development. Based in Brussels, Belgium EFMD has offices in Geneva, Hong Kong, Miami and Prague.

EFMD Global membership offers the unique opportunity to become part of the leading international network in the field of management development.

The massive network 30,000 management professionals from academia, business, public service, and consultancies, helps EFMD Global to play a central role in shaping global approach to management education and provide a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice.

The Indian  schools that received the EFMD's institutional accreditation called EQUIS

EFMD provides a wide range of targeted learning, networking and professional development services.

EFMD Global Member Schools in India 

  1. AIMS School of Business (AIMS Institutes) Bangalore 

  2. Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida

  3. BML Munjal University, School of Management, Gurugram

  4. Chitkara University, Chitkara Business School, Chandigarh

  5. Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Goa 

  6. Jagdish Sheth School of Management Bangalore

  7. IILM Institute for Higher Education, New Delhi

  8. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi

  9. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA)

  10. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB)

  11. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC)

  12. Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIMI)

  13. Indian Institute of Management, Raipur 

  14. Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

  15. Indian Institute of Management Kashipur

  16. Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bangalore (IIPMB)

  17. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

  18. Indian Institute of Cost and Management Studies, Pune

  19. Institute of Management Technology - IMT, Hyderabad

  20. Institute of Management Technology - IMT, Ghaziabad

  21. Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

  22. IMI, Bhubaneshwar 

  23. Loyola Institute of Business Administration - LIBA, Chennai

  24. Management Development Institute, Gurugram

  25. N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

  26. Nirma University, Institute of Management, Ahmedabad 

  27. O. P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Global Business School, Sonipat

  28. Prin.L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

  29. Rajagiri Business School, Cochin

  30. S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

  31. SDMIMD, Mysore

  32. SVKM's NMIMS University, School of Business Management, Mumbai

  33. Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

  34. L M Thapar School of Management, Mohali

  35. UPES, School of Business, Dehradun

  36. Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME)

  37. Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), Faculty of Management

  38. XLRI , Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur

  39. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML)

  40. ABBS School of Management, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C)  (now  the first triple crown accredited school with AACSB and AMBA added) 

The first ever EFMD-EPAS (now changed only to EFMD) accreditation has been conferred on an Indian school SDMIMD, Mysore. This the second international accreditation obtained barely within months  of its ACBSP accreditation 


Business schools (EQUIS) EFMD Quality System is the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools

 EFMD Programmatic Accreditation System which was formerly called EPAS provides the rigorous standards for programme instead of institution. 

Online courses (EOCCS)
European Online Course Certification System provides top quality benchmarks in digital learning