Northeast Asia

  • 7,071 enrolled award students

  • 3,869 co-publications with collaborators in the region since 2020

  • 152 agreements with 100 partners

  • 21,417 alumni

  • 133 UoA students participated in a mobility experience

  • 112 staff born in the region

* Data as at December 2023


Collaboration in action

  • Haide College

    Haide College campus

    Located in Qingdao, China, Haide College is a joint education institute from the University of Adelaide and Ocean University of China. Delivering comprehensive joint degrees in mathematics, biotechnology, and food science and engineering, Haide College offers students access to a global education with a deeper, more nuanced understanding of their disciplines, better intercultural communication skills, and international connections that will facilitate their future careers.

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    Wind turbines

    The University of Adelaide has a long-standing partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), with established collaborations including joint professional appointments, a staff exchange agreement, a dual master’s program in winemaking and viticulture, and a joint PhD agreement.  

    The two institutes have also established multiple joint research centres, including the Australia-China Joint Research Centre of Offshore Wind and Wave Energy Harnessing. Since 2019, University of Adelaide researchers have also co-authored over 470 research publications with SJTU.

  • New Colombo Plan scholars

    Students on campus

    The New Colombo Plan is an initiative of the Australian Government to improve knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by helping Australian undergraduate students study and undertake internships in the region. The University of Adelaide has had a number of New Colombo Plan scholars in recent years, including Rhys Gaylard (Yonsei University, South Korea), Selina Tran (National Taiwan University, Taiwan), Judah Tan (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Jocelyn Lee (Yonsei University).

  • World first training

    Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building

    University of Adelaide experts have delivered the world’s first remote sinus surgical training to surgeons in Japan. The course was conducted remotely, which allowed University of Adelaide professors to directly supervise Japanese surgeons from their lab at the Adelaide Medical School and give real-time feedback and instruction as they performed surgical procedures on 3D models in Japan.

  • Next generation communications

    Silicon chip

    Researchers from Osaka University and the University of Adelaide have worked together to produce a new ultra-small silicon chip called a multiplexer, which is the key to the next generation of 6G communications and beyond.

  • Tokyo space enthusiasts remotely control Adelaide rovers

    Remote control

    Young Japanese space enthusiasts have remotely controlled space rovers at the University of Adelaide’s Extraterrestrial Environmental Simulation (EXTERRES) Lab from the TeNQ Space Museum in Tokyo.

    Professor Hirdy Miyamoto from the University of Tokyo is one of the world leaders in planetary geoscience and led the event from Tokyo. Professor Miyamoto has also been a key contributor to the University of Adelaide’s Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources’ education, research and outreach programs.

    “Building relationships between universities through events such as this demonstrates the global collaboration that is fundamental in realising humanities future in space, and enables people to experience elements of space operations that will one day be commonplace,” said Professor Miyamoto.


Partner institutions

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • University of Hong Kong
  • ARC Three International Inc.
  • Chuo University
  • Heian Jogakuin (St Agnes) University, Shiga
  • Hosei University
  • Hyogo University of Health Sciences
  • ISpace Inc
  • Japan University of Economics
  • Kagoshima Immaculate Heart University
  • Kansai Gaidai University
  • Kansai University
  • Kobe Gakuin University
  • Kobe Shoin Women’s University
  • Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Kyorin University
  • Kyoto University
  • Meiji Gakuin University
  • Meiji University
  • Nagoya University
  • Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
  • Okayama Prefectural University
  • Okayama University
  • Osaka University
  • Otemae University
  • Otemon Gakuin University
  • Professional University of Information and Management for Innovation
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Shitennoji University (International Buddhist University)
  • Shujitsu Junior College
  • Shujitsu University
  • Sophia University
  • Tottori University
  • University of Tokyo
  • Waseda University
  • Chosun University
  • Daegu Haany University
  • Dankook University
  • Kyungpook National University
  • Pusan National University
  • Sangmyung University
  • Seoul National University
  • Yeungjin University
  • Yonsei University
  • Feng Chia University
  • Ming Chi University of Technology
  • National Cheng Kung University
  • National Taiwan University
  • Tamkang University