The Institute has collaboration and academic exchanges with about 100 institutions, universities and academic associations of more than 40 countries and regions.
Over 1,240 overseas scholars visited the Institute to conduct collaboration research, and more than 520 experts and researchers of the Institute went abroad for advanced study, academic exchanges and collaboration. In addition, there are 25 scientists holding or held positions in some international academic organizations or journals.
The Institute has hosted over 20 international academic conferences, including “12th International World Fertilizer Congress” and “1st International Conference on Pollution Eco-chemistry and Ecological Process” which are of great influence. In 2004, the “Sino-Russia Joint Research Center for Natural Resources and Ecological Environment” was successfully established with the Russian Academy of Sciences to strengthen the collaboration on the crucial issues of interest.