The Symbiosis Institute of International Business formerly known as Symbiosis Institute of Foreign Trade, a constituent of the Symbiosis International University came into existence in 1992 to cater to the need of creating managers who were equipped to understand the changes caused by the winds of globalization sweeping across the world. SIIB imparts a world vision to its students through special course modules that incorporate every nuance of global business. SIIB is accredited by the prestigious NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) set up by UGC. The full time courses at SIIB are approved by AICTE. The institute envisions being the preferred institute for students aspiring to develop a global perspective in management education and to transform them into socially conscious, reliable, healthy and contemporary managers. It makes a continuous effort to create globally competent managers with a grit and determination to manage change and use it as a cutting edge in a competitive world. It provides a strong academic foundation, ensures an overall personality development and has a strong track record of 100% placements. The objectives of the institute have been outlined as:
SIIB is located in an ultra-modern campus at Pune InfoTech Park, Hinjewadi, rubbing shoulders with renowned corporate giants such as Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant and Tata Technologies among others. The 5-acre picturesque campus has an auditorium, indoor swimming pool, separate hostels for girls and boys, faculty accommodation, health and medical care center and a world-class academic block. The Academic Block, in addition to modern classrooms, comprises a students' committee room, a common room, discussion rooms, a conference hall and an MDP center. The SIIB library houses over 22,500 books, 196 journals and 1715 CD ROMS / Videos on a wide variety of management subjects. The library acts as an information source for excellent reference material, related to International Business and Agribusiness Management. The state-of–the-art Computer Lab provides the students with round the clock internet access which assists students in on-line learning. There are separate hostel blocks for boys and girls. Each room accommodates three students and all rooms are provided with all the basic amenities. The Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) also provides an in-house modern, state-of-the-art Health Club and Fitness Center, where students can train for strength, endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. The campus also offers some sports facilities and has an active film club. Various cultural events further add a colourful touch.