UCAS has established extensive cooperative relationships with over 100 internationally respected universities and institutions. A lot of honored guests from afar have visited UCAS including the Nobel laureates such as Mike Spence, Richard R Schrock, Steven Chu, the famous scientists such as Kurt Lambeck (President of Australian Academy of Sciences), Alfred Y. Cho, political heavyweights and international celebrities such as Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former US President George H.W. Bush, US Secretary of State Henry Alfred Kissinger, Singaporean Political Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, Thai Princess Sirindhorn and more. Dozens of joint programs feature joint training programs, research collaborations, visits and exchanges.
For the Sino-Danish Research Center for Education and Research (SDC), UCAS, the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, and the Danish Universities will jointly construct a platform for undertaking educational programs, research activities and exchanging scientific staff to develop?areas of high importance to the social and economic development of both countries.
In the CAS–KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) Joint PhD Program, UCAS dispatched research associates to The Netherlands to conduct research. Regarding the UCAS-DFG (German Research Foundation) Research Training Groups, UCAS facilitates the advanced research?exchange of German graduate students to CAS institutes in Beijing and Shanghai for a short stay, and for Chinese students to conduct research in Germany.
UCAS also organized various Research Leader Training Programs in collaboration with countries in Latin America and the ASEAN states. At the front line of scientific research in China, the participants have benefited from the expertise of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in such areas as knowledge innovation, R&D ideas, management, output of knowledge and application of achievements.
In cooperation with BHP Billiton Innovation PTY. Ltd., the Interaction and Scholarship Program has been contracted to a collaborative research relationship which is intended to facilitate education, research and development in certain technical areas which are mutually beneficial to UCAS and BHPB, and to the relevant sources industry.
UCAS also offers various programs for international students. Each year, about 100 international students from over 30 countries and regions come to UCAS for advanced study.
International Affairs Office
The International Affairs Office (IAO) was established to facilitate international academic exchanges and collaborations between UCAS and institutions around the world. The IAO's main tasks include promoting international academic collaborations, communicating with partner institutions, establishing joint programs for graduate students, inviting international scholars and recruiting international students, thereby enhancing the internationalization of UCAS, building the campus into an international environment, and promoting UCAS reputation as an outstanding university forgraduate education.
International Students Office
The International Students Office is affiliated with the International Affairs Office. It is in charge of the admission, enrollment and registration of international students, student counseling and management, and scholarship related affairs.