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alumni representing 159 nationalities

NTU's Global Impact

Internationalisation and global connectivity have been at the heart of Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) rapid transformation into a research-intensive university of global standing. As one of the most international universities in the world, NTU’s international collaborations in education and research are aimed at finding solutions to humanity’s grand challenges and creating innovation and thought leadership in collaboration with academic, industry, government partners around the globe.

Focusing on research that will help humanity better navigate the Fourth Industrial Revolution and mitigate global issues including energy and water, geohazards and artificial intelligence, disease control and digital learning, NTU seeks collaboration with international partners with global impact in education, research and innovation.

Global Partnerships

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Forging partnerships with world leading researchers and institutions, as well as industry and government partners is central to NTU’s pursuit of excellence. We have more than 300 international academic partners, and more than 200 industrial entities, engaging in research and education. To learn more and find collaboration opportunities, explore the following areas of our global partnerships:

Study @ NTU

International students searching for an enriching experience at one of Asia’s top universities can explore the Global Education Mobility (GEM) Trailblazer Exchange and GEM Trailblazer summer programme.

Student Mobility

Study Abroad

NTU offers enriching student mobility programmes with more than 350 partner universities in close to 40 countries around the world through its Global Education and Mobility (GEM) initiatives such as GEM Explorer and GEM Discoverer programmes. You may find out more about the outbound programmes via the link below.

Outbound Student Mobility

Work @ NTU

Internationalisation is at the heart of NTU, with around 65% of faculty and research staff international, hailing from about 80 different countries. Learn more about opportunities to work at NTU, as a postdoc, early-career faculty member, or an established scientist. Come and join the NTU family!

Working with us

Work Abroad

Overseas internships are also available if you would like to expand your horizons and gain experience working in a different culture.

Overseas Internships

Networks & Alliances

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University-wide Networks & Alliances

NTU works with both local and international partners. In addition to bilateral partnerships with leading institutions, NTU is member of several strategic alliances and networks, which leverage on collective expertise to influence policy and find cross-disciplinary solutions to global issues.

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International Alumni

NTU has approximately 275,000 university alumni representing 159 nationalities. To cater to this expanding alumni base worldwide, localised alumni associations are set up to ensure that NTU alumni can keep in touch with one another and stay connected with their alma mater.

Overseas-based Alumni Associations

Contact & Visit Us

If you wish to learn more about collaborating with NTU, please contact us at [email protected].

NTU also welcomes visitors from universities and organisations around the world. The Office of International Engagement team works closely with our visiting delegations to ensure that visits are fruitful for all involved, and support our mutual aspirations to develop and foster friendship and collaboration. Please complete the Visitor Request Form and kindly send your request 1 month before the intended date of visit. Please note that our response time may be delayed during periods of high volume of visit requests.