NIAD-QE conducts international cooperation activities to promote wide-ranging international understanding of Japanese higher education and confidence in Japanese quality assurance.
NIAD-QE is a full member of the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) as well as a member of the CHEA International Quality Group.
NIAD-QE has formal agreements (Memorandum of Understanding) with 13 overseas quality assurance agencies, and engages in various cooperative activities with the partners. In addition, NIAD-QE has organized the Japan-China-Korea Quality Assurance Council with quality assurance organizations in China and Korea.
NIAD-QE conducted the external review on international activities in FY2012 inviting international experts.