1. University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland (HEIG-VD): The Department coordinates a students' exchange programme - Summer University - with the university. MBA and B.Tech students are part of the programme. There are two legs of Summer University: first, in February-March at NITK, Surathkal and the second, during July, in Switzerland.
2. Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon: MDI conducts International Summer School every summer and the students of MBA at NITK can participate in the same. There are also Faculty Development Programmes hosted by MDI, in which the faculty of the Department can participate.