Current Linkages



Over the years, LUMS has formed strong relationships with universities all over the world. Currently, the university has formal linkages with universities in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Austria, Japan, China, Sri Lanka and India, providing LUMS students the unique opportunity to study at a number of universities in these countries.


Additionally, LUMS has been regularly attracting international students from Europe, Japan and China, and has hosted several researchers and faculty from Europe and the United States for long-term and short-term research and teaching opportunities.


List of Partner Universities


LUMS provides excellent opportunities for international academic and co-curricular exposure with a variety of exchange programs around the world.

In Asia and Asia Pacific:
  • Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan
  • Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan
  • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Kyoto, Japan
  • Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India
  • Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India
  • Management Development Institute in Gurgaon, India
  • University of Peradeniya in Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Seoul National University in Seoul, the Republic of Korea
In Europe:
  • FH Joanneum University, Austria
  • University of Passau in Passau, Germany
  • Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • University of Middlesex, London, United Kingdom (Erasmus Plus partner)
  • EURECA (9 partner EU universities)
  • Erasmus Mundus Action 2 (6 partner EU universities)
In North America:
  • Rice University, Texas, USA
  • Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
  • Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA
  • Berkeley-Haas, California, USA
In South America:
  • ESAN University in Lima, Peru

In Pakistan:

  • Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  • University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
  • Forman Christian College, Lahore



To ensure maximum international exposure to its MBA students, Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) has established international linkages in research, academia and various international competitions with many universities worldwide. Some of the partner universities of Suleman Dawood School of Business are:

  • Bond University, Australia
  • Brock University, Canada
  • Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Emlyon Business School, France
  • Essec Business School, France
  • Guanghua School of Management, China
  • IESEG School Of Management, France
  • Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India
  • Koc University, Turkey
  • Lancaster University, United Kingdom
  • Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India
  • Seoul National University SNU, Korea
  • Tsinghua School of Economics and Management, China
  • University of New Castle, Australia
  • University Sains Malaysia (USM)
The Suleman Dawood School of Business also has research linkages with the following renowned institutes:
  • Harvard
  • Institute of South Asia Studies, national University of Singapore
  • Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
  • McGill University (CIDA)
  • MIT
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Essex
  • University of Sussex
  • SDSB has been recently awarded full member status of Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS).
  • SDSB is also a member of European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).