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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.

116 institutions from 30 countries/regions   (As of Octorber 22, 2021)

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
agreement date
agreement expiration date
Korea I Hanbat National University 2011.07.22 2026.07.21
I Pohang University of Science and Technology 2012.01.05 2022.01.04
IS Graduate School of Electronics Engineering,
 Kyungpook National University
2018.04.23 2023.04.22
China I Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2008.05.29 2023.05.21
I Tianjin University of Technology 2008.11.12 2023.10.10
MS School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering,
 Nanjing University
I Liaoning University 2011.08.04 2021.08.03
(under renewal)
I Soochow University 2011.11.23 2021.11.22
IS Department of Computer Science,
 City University of Hong Kong
2013.12.09 2023.12.08
I Northeast Normal University 2020.04.16 2025.04.15
IS School of Information Science and Engineering,
 Yunnan University
2018.04.11 2023.04.10
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 2022.04.20
I The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology 2016.12.01 2021.11.30
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 2021.11.10
IS Institute of Information Technology,
 Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
2012.07.16 2022.07.15
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 2022.05.31
IS Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications, 2015.03.30 2025.03.29
I Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City,
 University of Information Technology 
2020.2.6 2025.2.5
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 University of Science and Technology of Hanoi  2018.04.24 2023.04.23
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 2023.02.27
I Kasetsart University  2010.03.08 2025.04.01
I Chiang Mai University 2018.01.08 2023.01.07
I King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi 2018.03.05 2023.03.04
Singapore BS Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited 2016.05.03 2021.05.02
(under renewal)
MS School of Materials Science and Engineering,
 Nanyang Technological University
2017.02.27 2022.02.26
Malaysia I University of Science, Malaysia 2009.02.23 2024.05.29
I University of Malaya 2009.03.16 2024.03.15
I University of Technology, Malaysia 2011.09.20 2021.09.19
I Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman 2013.10.08 2023.10.07
I Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 2016.12.31 2021.12.30
The Philippines I Ateneo de Manila University 2008.12.08 2023.12.03
I University of the Philippines Diliman 2013.12.06 2023.12.05
Indonesia I Gadjah Mada University 2005.04.01 2025.03.31
I Bogor Agricultural University 2007.07.18 2022.07.16
I University of Indonesia 2009.04.01 2022.04.09
I Hasanuddin University 2011.12.06 2021.12.05
I Bandung Institute of Technology 2012.08.16 2022.08.15
I Jenderal Soedirman University 2012.09.26 2022.09.25
I Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya
(Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya(PENS))
2021.02.18 2026.02.17
IS Faculty of Industrial Technology,
 Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology
2017.02.20 2022.02.19
India MS Indian Institute of Science Education and Research,
2014.05.15 2019.05.14
I KIIT College of Engineering 2015.05.19 2025.05.18
I Indian lnstitute of Technology, Bombay 2016.10.06 2021.10.05
I Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur 2019.05.04 2024.05.03
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 /
agreement date
expiration date
U.K. I University of Edinburgh 2016.01.26 2022.01.25
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 University of Louvain 2007.09.01 2022.06.13
France I Paul Sabatier University 2007.11.13 2022.10.10
I École Polytechnique 2008.07.16 2023.08.05
I École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay 2014.03.03 2024.03.02
IS Telecom SudParis 2014.05.28 2024.05.27
I Science and Technology, University of Lille 1 2016.06.27 2021.06.26
(under renewal)
IS École Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique et Électronique (ESIEE) Paris 2017.04.25 2022.04.24
I Universite Gustave Eiffel
 (University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallee) 
2017.04.19 2022.04.18
IS École nationale supérieure d'ingénieurs de Caen 2017.07.04 2022.07.03
I Telecom Paris (Telecom ParisTech)  2017.06.27 2022.06.26
I Sorbonne University 2017.09.26 2022.09.25
I University of Paris-Saclay  2017.12.20 2022.12.19
I Universite de Rennes 1 2018.12.17 2023.12.16
I ESIGELEC 2019.03.12 2024.03.11
I Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS de Lyon) 2020.01.27 2025.01.26
I The University of Picardie Jules Verne  2020.06.05 2025.06.04
I University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC) 2020.09.23 2025.09.22
Germany MS Faculty of Engineering,
 RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
2008.11.05 2023.05.28
I RWTH Aachen University 2011.11.11 2021.11.10
I Justus Liebig University Giessen 2011.12.15 2022.07.02
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 2021.01.25
(under renewal)
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 2022.09.24
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
Switzerland MS Faculty of Science,
 University of Zurich
2002.06.10 2022.10.09
Italy I University of Cagliari 2012.03.13 2022.03.12
I University of Trento 2017.07.03 2022.07.02
Spain I University of Granada  2020.09.04 2025.09.03
Finland IS Department of Information Processing Science,
 Faculty of Science,University of Oulu
2000.08.14 2020.08.29
(under renewal)
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 2024.9.17
Austria MS Institute of Solid State Physics,
 Graz University of Technology
2018.9.26 2023.9.26
Hungary MS Doctoral School of Physics,
 University of Debrecen
2002.09.23 2022.07.26

North America(8)

Country /
agreement date
expiration date
Canada BS Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia 2012.05.02 2022.05.01
I Queen's University at Kingston 2013.06.27 2023.06.26
U.S.A. BS Biotechnology Institute, University of Minnesota 1997.02.19 2022.04.01
I University of California Davis  2003.04.15 [MOU]
[MOSE* with CBS]
[MOSE* with CLS]
MS Macromolecular Science & Engineering program, University of Michigan 2011.11.04 2021.10.07
I University of Hawaii at Manoa 2012.04.04 2022.04.03
I University of California, San Diego 2013.04.29 2023.10.09
I Mississippi State University 2017.10.19 2022.10.18

[MOSE*]...Memorandum on Student Exchange

South America(4)

Country /
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 /
agreement date
expiration date
Senegal I Cheikh Anta Diop University 2017.09.22 2022.09.21
Kenya I University of Nairobi 2013.07.14 2023.07.13


Country /
agreement date
expiration date
Australia I University of Technology Sydney 2013.04.03 2023.04.02
I Macquarie University  2017.12.20 2022.12.19
I The University of Newcastle 2017.12.20 2022.12.19
I University of Adelaide 2019.04.08 2024.04.07
New Zealand I Unitec Institute of Technology 2012.03.08 2022.03.07