Trajectory of Ibmec - Adtalem Global Education
  • 1970
    The institution was founded in Rio de Janeiro under the name of Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC).


  • 1985
    ​Launching of the first MBA in Finance in Brazil, on premises of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro.


  • 1987
    First expansion with new operation in São Paulo.


  • 1991
    ​Start of activities in Minas Gerais – with MBA courses, In Company Programs and Extension Courses.


  • 1995
    ​Launching of the IBMEC Colleges with degrees in Business Administration and Economics in Rio de Janeiro.


  • 1999
    The institution becomes independent from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC) to dedicate itself solely to the segment of education. To reflect this, the former acronym becomes the trademark “Ibmec”.


  • 2001
    Launching in Rio de Janeiro of the LLM in Corporate Law, and start of activities at the Barra da Tijuca unit.


  • 2004
    Launching of the graduate course providing a CBA – Certificate in Business Administration – in both Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais.


  • 2008
    Ibmec starts its activities in Brasilia, the country’s capital, offering graduate courses.


  • 2009
    Launching of graduate course of Accounting Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, as well as Ibmec Online.
    International AMBA Certification for the MBA programs in Rio de Janeiro.


  • 2013
    Inauguration of the new headquarters of Ibmec in Brasilia.
    Launching of graduate course in Civil Engineering in Rio de Janeiro.


  • 2015
    Thirty year anniversary of the MBA in Finance at Ibmec Rio de Janeiro
    Ibmec joins the group Adtalem Educacional do Brasil.
    Ibmec becomes a member of the EFMD – European Federal Management Development


  • 2017
    Inauguration of the new Ibmec unit in São Paulo.