About NII

Conclusion of International Exchange Agreements or MOUs

To promote energetic, systematic international exchange with overseas universities and research institutions, the NII concludes International Exchange Agreements (MOUs). As of April 2017, it had concluded MOUs with 97 organizations in 24 countries. To promote the sending of researchers and students abroad and the cceptance of researchers and students from organizations with which it has concluded MOUs, the NIIimplements the NII International Internship Program and MOU Grantprograms and provides financial aid. It engages various other exchangeactivities as well, including joint research projects, seminars andsymposia, in addition to researcher and student exchange.

International Agreements, MOUs for Cooperation

For research cooperation (Number: 97 Institutes)

(as of April, 2017)

CountryAffiliationTerm of validity
Time of executionTime of expiration
People's Republic of China School of Information Science and Technology, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University 2006.7 2016.12
Institute of Computational Mathmatics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2005.7 2019.1
Tongji University 2006.6 2017.7
School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University 2009.2 2021.1
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) 2010.5 2021.1
The School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2010.6 2021.3
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) 2010.9 2021.3
Taiwan College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Taiwan Univeristy 2012.2 2017.2
National Tsing Hua University College of Electrical engineering and Computer Science (NTHU EECS) 2016.4 2021.4
Thailand Department of Computer engineering, Chulalongkorn University 2003.3 2019.12
School of Engineering and technology, Asian Institute of Technology 2003.6 2013.9
Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University 2005.9 2015.12
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam International Research Center Multimedia Information, Communication, and Applications (MICA) 2003.12 2020.7
Hanoi University of Science and Technology(HUST) 2004.12 2016.9
Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) 2005.8 2015.8
University of Science (Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City) 2009.11 2020.7
VNU University of Engineering and Technology 2011.12 2014.12
People's Republic of Bangladesh Department of computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka 2006.4 2016.3
The Republic of Korea Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University 2007.4 2013.5
Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) 2016.7 2019.7
Republic of Singapore School of Computing, National University of Singapore(NUS) 2008.2 2015.8
Commonwealth of Australia Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC), Australian National University 2006.6 2017.1
National ICT Australia Limited (NICTA) 2007.1 2015.6
Center of Excellence in Engineered Quantum Systems and School of Mathmatics and Physics, The University of Queensland 2008.3 2019.11
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies,The University of Sydney 2010.5 2015.5
Department of Computing & Information Systems, Melbourne School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne 2016.1 2021.1
United States of America School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan-Dearborn 2003.3 -
College of Enginnering, University of Washington, Seattle 2003.7 2019.9
New Jersey Institute of Technology 2006.3 2016.9
International Computer Science Institute 2011.1 2014.1
The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University 2012.6 2014.6
University of Southern California 2013.4 2016.4
Canada Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo 2005.12 2015.12
Faculty of Science, Department of Computing Science, Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Machine Learning, University of Alberta (AICML) 2007.1 2019.10
School of Computer Science, McGill University 2007.1 2016.12
Simon Fraser University 2011.4 2016.4
Polytechnique Montréal 2014.10 2019.10
Republic of Argentina The Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of Buenos Aires University 2012.4 2019.1
Ireland The University of Limerick (Lero - the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre) 2008.2 2021.1
French Republic Laboratoire d'Informatiquede Nantes-Atlantique Universite de Nantes 2003.6 2019.10
Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA) 2004.2 2019.11
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble 2004.5 2019.11
Universite Joseph Fourier-Grenoble 1 2004.5 2019.11
Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) Laboratory of Computer Sciences, Paris6(LIP6)Computer Science Laboratory of Paris 6 2005.7 2016.12
Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse(ENSEEIHT-INPT) 2005.9 2021.2
National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) 2008.5 -
Universite Paul Sabatier (Universite de Toulouse III) 2009.2 2021.2
Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 2013.12 2018.12
The University of Paris Sud 2013.7 2018.7
The Electronics and Information Technology Laboratory (LETI) 2014.4 2017.4
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis 2013.6 2018.6
The Centre de Recherche en Informatique de Lens (CRIL) 2015.6 2020.6
The University BLAISE PASCAL of CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE , (School of Engineering ISIMA, Faculty of Sciences, LIMOS Laboratory 2016.1 2021.1
The French National Audiovisual Institute (INA) 2016.1 2019.1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering Science, University College London 2004.6 2016.12
Faculty of Mathematics and Computing, Open University 2004.5 2021.1
Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol 2007.1 2018.4
Department of Computer Science, University of Bath 2006.8 2019.8
Department of Computing at Imperial College London 2007.1 2019.10
The Computing Laboratory, University of Oxford 2008.2 2014.6
School of Computer Science & Electronic Engineering, University of Essex 2009.11 2020.7
School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh 2012.1 2019.1
The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 2012.9 2019.1
The University of Kent, Faculty of Sciences, School of Computing 2016.2 2019.2
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge 2016.3 2019.3
Federal Republic of Germany Faculty of Applied Informatics, University of Augsburg 2004.8 2012.1
Institute of Information Systems, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) 2005.12 2020.1
The Faculty of Applied Science of the University of Freiburg 2008.4 2018.9
RWTH Aachen University, Germany (Faculty of Mathmatics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences) 2008.6 2017.6
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 2008.12 2017.12
Saarland University 2011.9 2014.8
Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, University of Munchen 2009.4 2019.9
Berlin Institute of Technology (TUB, TU Berlin) 2012.12 2016.12
Technische Universitaet Braunschweig (TU Braunschweig) 2014.1 2019.1
The Technische Universität München (TUM) 2014.9 2019.09
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 2014.11 2019.11
The Information Science Group in the Dept. of Computer and Information Science at the Univ. of Konstanz(ISGUK) 2016.1 2019.1
Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2016.11 2021.11
The Faculty of Science at the University of Potsdam 2016.11 2021.11
Republic of Austria Vienna University of Technology 2009.9 2021.1
Italian Republic Department of Informatics, Torino Universit 2006.4 2021.3
Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria 2013.5 2018.5
Swiss Confederation Institute of Electrical Engineering in Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne 2012.5 2017.5
The Idiap Research Institute (Idiap) 2013.8 2016.8
Finland The Aalto University, School of Electrical Engineering 2013.9 2018.9
Czech Republic Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague 2004.12 2020.3
The Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences 2016.9 2019.9
Spain Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) 2011.3 2016.3
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain 2013.8 2018.8
Barcelona School of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) 2012.3 2017.3
Greece Athena Research & Innovation Center 2017.2 2022.2
Portuguese republic Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID) 2011.3 2020.3
INESC Technology and Science (INESC TEC) 2014.4 2018.4
Arab Republic of Egypt Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology(E-JUST) 2012.3 2017.3
For development and operational cooperation (Number: 8 Institutes)

(as of March, 2014)

CountryAffiliationTerm of validity
Time of executionTime of expiration
United States of America North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC) 2003.4 -
Institute for Scientific Information, Inc. 2003.5 -
The New Venture Fund (NVF) on behalf of the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) 2006.3 2019.2
The Republic of Korea Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS) 2005.4 2015.8
Federal Republic of Germany Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen 2004.1 -
German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) 2011.3 2016.3
German National Library of Medicine (ZB MED) 2011.3 2016.3
EU GÉANT 2017.1 2021.12