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Domestic and International Cooperation

JAMSTEC has established cooperative relationships with universities, public research institutes, related ministries and agencies, private companies, and local governments to promote the return of research and development results to society.

List of Comprehensive Cooperation Agreements

Name of institution
1 Kyushu University
2 Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation
3 The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
4 Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
5 Japan Chemical Analysis Center
6 Yokohama National University
7 Aomori Prefectural Industrial Technology Research Center
8 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
9 Tohoku University
10 Kobe University
11 Muroto Geopark Promotion Committee
Research Organization for Regional Alliances, Kochi University of Technology
12 Wakayama Prefecture
13 Chubu Electric Power Company, Incorporated
National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience
14 Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency
15 Kochi University
16 Hokkaido University
17 Hachinohe Institute of Technology
18 Kyoto University
19 Kanagawa prefectural marine science high school
20 Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency
21 Shimokita Geopark Promotion Council
22 Yokohama
23 Tokai University
24 National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology
25 Hakodate
Fisheries and Oceans Hakodate
26 Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard
27 Enoshima Aquarium
28 National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience

As of October, 2020

JAMSTEC has established partnerships with universities and other organizations to provide research and technical guidance for the purpose of developing young human resources.

List of Collaborative Graduate School and High School

University and High School Graduate School
1 Tokai University Graduate School of Oceanography
2 Hiroshima University  
3 Tokyo Institute of Technology School of Environment and Society
4 Kochi University Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
5 Kobe University Graduate School of Maritimes Sciences
Graduate School of System Informatics
Graduate School of Science Faculty of Science
6 Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology
7 Meiji University Graduate School of Science and Technology
8 Toyo University Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Graduate School of Life Sciences
Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science
9 Yokohama City University Graduate School of Nanobioscience
10 Rikkyo University Graduate School of Science
11 Kitasato University Graduate School of Marine Biosciences
12 Yokohama Science Frontier High School  
13 Tohoku University Graduate School of Agricultural Science
Graduate School of Science
14 The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
15 Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology
16 Yokohama National University Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences

As of May, 2020

JAMSTEC is committed to international cooperation in order to contribute to the advancement of marine-Earth science and technology and to tackle global issues. For these purposes, JAMSTEC has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with overseas organizations.

MOUs between JAMSTEC and Overseas Research Organizations

Countries & Regions Name of Organizations
United States of America University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/OAR)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)
University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH)
United Kingdom National Oceanography Centre (NOC)
University of Southampton (UoS)
India Ministry of Earth Sciences (MOES)
Indonesia Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)
Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG)
Australia Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Geoscience Australia (GA)
Netherlands Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Republic of Korea Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)
Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM)
Taiwan National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs)
Germany Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
New Zealand GNS Science
Norway Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
University of Bergen (UiB)
Brazil University of Sao Paulo (USP)
France French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER)
Consortium European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD)
Australia New Zealand IODP Consortium (ANZIC)

As of March, 2020