University-level academic exchange agreements are concluded with 24 universities such as Fudan Univ., Lanzhou Univ., Nanjing Univ., Peking Univ., USTB, etc. Faculty of Engg. has concluded departmental academic exchange agreements with Harbin Inst. of Tech., Hebei United Univ., and 8 other universities.
FY 2014: 775 (incl. 75 in engineering)
FY 2013: 756 (incl. 78 in engineering)
13,365 (out of 23,144 foreign residents) in Hokkaido, and 3,466 (out of 9,709 foreign residents) in Sapporo as of 2014