The Office of International Cooperation and Exchange has been established to foster the academic collaboration and exchange with other foreign universities around the world. Its mission includes promoting international exchange, maintaining and enforcing cooperative relationships with sister universities and institutions, as well as providing counseling, coordination and services for foreign experts, international students and visitors at Xiamen University.

Services provided:

Responsible for promoting the international academic and educational exchanges with foreign universities and institutions.

Assisting foreign experts and teachers with visa applications, orientation, housing and health insurance.

Dealing with alien resident permits and re-entry processes for foreign staff.

Helping foreign staff to adjust to the local environment. Encouraging and arranging for foreign staff to participate in various kinds ofl activities and local festivals, such as celebrating the Moon Festival, Christmas and New Year Party etc.

Helping Chinese staff with the visa application procedures for going abroad to lecture, attend international conferences and so on.

Assisting overseas students with visa applications, orientation, housing, medical services and insurance.

Organizing all kinds of academic and cultural activities for overseas students.

The Office for Affairs of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao takes charge of cultural and academic exchanges with regions such as Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.