The Unit holds regular research seminars and has frequent visits from international scholars. MIASU has exchange agreements with:
Inner Mongolia University, PRC
Inner Mongolia Normal University, PRC
The School of Mongolian Studies at the National University of Mongolia
The Mongolian Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law
The East/Central Europe Research Group, University of Copenhagen
Mongolian State University of Agriculture
Tibetan Academy of Social Sciences
The Centre for Bhutanese Studies
Institute for Russian and Altaic Studies (IRA), Chungbuk National University (Korea).
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Sikkim
Academy of Management, Ulaanbaatar
The unit also has close links with other institutions in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Tibet and the USA. The Unit provides a consultancy service and a translation service for academic, business and media projects. The Unit has its own working library and the Owen Lattimore research collection, now housed in the Library of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.