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International partner list

 NAIST's international network is based upon our international partner institutions and the faculty and staff there that continue to strengthen ties in both research and education. The academic agreements below are achieved through extensive collaboration and their contents cover areas including research collaboration, symposia, guest lectures, faculty and student exchange, and the sharing of scientific information and materials. We have also established a MIT-Japan Program agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

101 institutions from 26 countries/regions   (As of January 4, 2024)

Agreement types
I: Institute-wide level,
IS: Information Science (Graduate school-level),
BS: Biological Science (Graduate school-level),
MS: Materials science (Graduate school-level)


Country / region Agreement type Institution Initial
agreement date
agreement expiration date
Korea I Hanbat National University 2011.07.22 2026.07.21
IS College of IT Engineering,
 Kyungpook National University
2018.04.23 2028.04.13
China I Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2008.05.29 2028.05.21
I Tianjin University of Technology 2008.11.12 2028.10.10
MS School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering,
 Nanjing University
2011.08.02 2026.07.04
I Liaoning University 2011.08.04 2026.08.03
I Northeast Normal University 2020.04.16 2025.04.15
IS School of Information Science and Engineering,
 Yunnan University
2018.04.11 2028.04.10
BS College of Life Sciences,
 Nanjing Agricultual University 
2019.09.25 2024.09.24
BS School of Life Sciences,
 Nanjing University
2019.12.03 2024.12.02
Taiwan I National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University 2010.05.03 2025.05.02
MS Institute of Biophotonics,
 National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University
2017.04.21 2027.04.20
I The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology 2016.12.01 2026.11.30
I National Cheng Kung University 2020.04.28 2025.04.27
Vietnam BS Institute of Biotechnology,
 Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
2009.05.22 2024.05.25
MS Institute of Materials Science,
 Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
2011.11.11 2026.11.10
I Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University 2011.05.06 2026.05.04
I University of Engineering and Technology,
 Vietnam National University
2012.06.01 2027.05.31
IS Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications,
  Ho Chi Minh City University Of Science, Vietnam National University
2015.03.30 2025.03.29
I Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City,
 University of Information Technology 
2020.02.06 2025.02.05
IS Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering,
 University of Science and Technology - The University of Danang, Vietnam 
2015.08.20 2025.08.19
I Hue University of Sciences 2015.12.24 2025.12.23
I Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology Ho Chi Minh City Campus (PTITHCM) 2019.03.03 2024.03.02
Thailand I Mahidol University 2005.04.01 2025.03.31
I Chulalongkorn University 2009.03.09 2028.02.27
I Kasetsart University  2010.03.08 2025.04.01
I Chiang Mai University 2018.01.08 2028.01.07
I King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi 2018.03.05 2028.03.04
Malaysia I Universiti Sains Malaysia 2009.02.23 2024.05.29
I University of Malaya 2009.03.16 2024.03.15
I Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 2011.09.20 2026.09.19
I Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman 2013.10.08 2028.10.07
I Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 2016.12.31 2026.12.30
The Philippines I Ateneo de Manila University 2008.12.08 2023.12.03
(Under renewal)
I University of the Philippines Diliman 2013.12.06 2023.12.05
(Under renewal)
Indonesia I Universitas Gadjah Mada 2005.04.01 2025.03.31
I IPB University (Bogor Agricultural University) 2007.07.18 2027.07.16
I Universitas Indonesia 2009.04.01 2027.04.09
I Univetsitas Hasanuddin 2011.12.06 2026.12.05
I Institut Teknologi Bandung 2012.08.16 2027.08.15
I Universitas Jenderal Soedirman 2012.09.26 2027.09.25
I Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya
(Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya(PENS))
2021.02.18 2026.02.17
I Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember 2017.02.20 2027.02.19
India MS Indian Institute of Science Education and Research,
2014.05.15 2024.07.09
I KIIT College of Engineering  2015.05.19 2025.05.18
I Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur 2019.05.04 2024.05.03
I Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women(IGDTUW) 2022.02.02 2027.02.01
Bangladesh I Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology 2014.11.26 2024.11.25
BS School of Health and Life Sciences,
 North South University
2015.05.07 2025.05.06


Country /
Institution Initial
agreement date
expiration date
U.K. I University of Edinburgh 2016.01.26 2025.01.25
I Department of Statistical Science,
 University College London
2018.01.08 2024.06.10
Netherlands MS Faculty of Science,
 Leiden University
2009.03.16 2024.04.14
MS Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science,
 Delft University of Technology 
2014.12.18 2024.09.25
Belgium I Université Catholique de Louvain 2007.09.01 2022.06.13
(Under renewal)
France I Univesité Toulouse Ⅲ- Paul Sabatier 2007.11.13 2027.10.10
I École Polytechnique 2008.07.16 2028.08.05
I École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay 2014.03.03 2024.03.02
IS Telecom SudParis 2014.05.28 2024.05.27
IS École Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique et Électronique (ESIEE) Paris 2017.04.25 2027.04.24
IS École nationale supérieure d'ingénieurs de Caen(ENSICAEN) 2017.07.04 2027.07.03
I Telecom Paris (Telecom ParisTech)  2017.06.27 2027.06.26
I Sorbonne Université 2017.09.26 2027.09.25
I Université Paris-Saclay 2017.12.20 2027.12.04
I University of Rennes 2018.12.17 2028.12.16
I ESIGELEC 2019.03.12 2024.03.11
I Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS de Lyon) 2020.01.27 2025.01.26
I Universite de Picardie Jules Verne  2020.06.05 2025.06.04
I Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)  2020.09.23 2025.09.22
Germany MS Faculty of Engineering,
 RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
2008.11.05 2028.05.28
I RWTH Aachen University 2011.11.11 2026.11.10
I Justus Liebig University Giessen 2011.12.15 2027.07.02
I Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 2014.06.04 2024.06.03
IS Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science,
 University of Ulm 
2014.11.05 2024.10.24
I University of Regensburg  2015.02.28 2025.02.27
IS Department of Informatics,
 Technical University of Munich
2016.01.26 2026.06.29
IS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
 Technical University of Munich
2016.04.20 2026.04.19
I Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts 2017.09.25 2027.09.24
IS Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences,
  Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf 
2020.02.04 2025.02.03
I DFKI(The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) 2021.05.31 2026.05.30
Italy I University of Cagliari 2012.03.13 2027.03.12
I University of Trento  2017.07.03 2027.07.02
Spain I University of Granada  2020.09.04 2025.09.03
Finland IS Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku 2015.08.20 2025.08.19
Russia I Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University 2008.12.08 2024.09.17
Austria MS Institute of Solid State Physics,
 Graz University of Technology
2018.09.26 2028.09.26

North America(8)

Country /
Institution Initial
agreement date
expiration date
Canada BS Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia 2012.05.02 2027.05.02
I Queen's University at Kingston 2013.06.27 2023.06.25
(Under renewal)
U.S.A. BS Biotechnology Institute, University of Minnesota 1997.02.19 2027.04.01
I University of California Davis  2003.04.15 [MOU]
[MOSE* with CBS]
MS Macromolecular Science & Engineering program, University of Michigan 2011.11.04 2021.10.07
(Under renewal)
I University of California, San Diego 2013.04.29 RENEWED!.gif
I Mississippi State University 2017.10.19 2022.10.18
(Under renewal)
I Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL),
Joint Genome Institute(JGI)
2022.04.25 2027.04.24

[MOSE*]...Memorandum on Student Exchange

South America(4)

Country /
Institution Initial
agreement date
expiration date
Brasil I Universidade Federal de São Paulo 2019.07.31 2024.07.30
IS The University of San Paulo Center of Nuclear Energy in Agriculture 2019.10.22 2024.10.21
The University of San Paulo Higher School of Agriculture "Luiz de Queiroz"
The University of San Paulo Institute of Mathematics and Statistics


Country /
Institution Initial
agreement date
expiration date
Senegal I Cheikh Anta Diop University 2017.09.22 2027.09.21


Country /
Institution Initial
agreement date
expiration date
I The University of Newcastle 2017.12.20 2027.12.19
I University of Adelaide 2019.04.08 2024.04.07
New Zealand I Unitec Institute of Technology 2012.03.08 2027.03.07