NJUPT actively promotes international exchange and cooperation. It was selected as the “University Discipline Innovation and Talent Introduction Program ” (called “111” Plan in China), was approved for the construction of the first batch of Jiangsu Provincial Foreign Experts Work Studioand was approved by the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education (JPDE) as Study in Jiangsu Target University.
NJUPT is among the first group of academic members of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). For years, it actively participates in ITU's various activities and academic conferences, and also involves in the formulation work of Internet and Telecommunications Standards. NJUPT assisted ITU to hold the Kaleidoscope Academic Conferences with international high level.
As early as in 1990, NJUPT became an APT (Asia-Pacific Telecommunity) Training Center in China. Over the past two decades, NJUPT has trained 30 groups of personnel from 31 countries and regions.
NJUPT has established long-term interschool academic cooperation with nearly 40 overseas universities, including University of British Columbia in Canada, Queen Mary University of London in UK, University of Wisconsin-Madison in US, University of Technology Sydney in Australia, Waseda University in Japan, Institut supérieur d'électronique de Paris (ISEP) in France and etc. Around 1,000 international experts and scholars have visited and given lectures at NJUPT.
Until 2018, NJUPT, setting 6 majors of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctor, has over 580 overseas students from 48 countries on four continents, like Russia, Kazakhstan, U.S.A, Armenia, Ghana and Bolivia. Among all the students, around 350 of them are undergraduates, over 120 of them postgraduates.