In order to supplement and complement the academic cooperative participation within the broad frame work of its vision and objectives and to promote and further the cause of IUST in developmental process of the state, it has established linkages with various Universities and other institutions of higher education across the globe. This among other things includes sharing of mutual facilities, faculty and curricular development programmes, consultancy, training, internship and placement programmes of the students in areas where such facilities may be required. This is of crucial importance in the initial developing stages of the University.
Islamic University of Science and Technology signed a tripartite MOU on 20-10-2011 with Delhi UniversiChief Ministerty and University of Kashmir for mutual cooperation for the promotion of academic excellence.
IUST has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Japan (TUFS) in order to achieve its common academic objectives. Besides, facilitating exchange of faculty and students, scholarships to the IUST students under the MoU, TUFS has installed Video Conferencing Equipment enabling the students to take lessons from international experts via video conferencing.
Other Universities / Institutions with which effective linkages have been developed include SKUAST-Jammu, University of Jammu, Jamia Hamdard -New Delhi, Bharti Vidyapeeth -New Delhi, Shiv Nadar University, Noida, Chaudhary Charan Singh University - Sirsa.