International collaborations


                  CUMULUS(International Association for Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media)

                  Cumulus is the only global association to serve art and design education and research. It is a forum for partnership and transfer of knowledge and best practices. Cumulus consists currently of 257 members from 54 countries.

                  The school joined CUMULUS in 2010 and since then has been an active member of CUMULUS. And the school is going to host the 2018 CUMULUS Conference.


                  DESIS(Design for Social Innovation towards Sustainability) is a network of design labs, based in design schools and design-oriented universities, actively involved in promoting and supporting sustainable change.

                  DESIS Lab of Jiangnan University is part of “Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability (DESIS)” network association ( and DESIS-China as a founding member. It’s a design lab engaging in research, teaching, and social services focusing on strategic design for sustainability, multidisciplinary design and social innovation crossing the fields of food, mobility, active welfare, healthcare, and cultural heritages.



                  Auburn University, USA (

                  Birmingham City University, UK(

                  Chiba University, Japan(

                  Demark University of Technology(DTU), Demark (

                  Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands (

                  ESAD Orleans, Ecole superieurs d’Art et de Design, France(

                  Hoseo University, Korea (

                  Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland (

                  Politecnico Di Milano, Italy (

                  Plymouth University, UK (

                  Strate School of Design, France (

                  Southampton University, UK(

                  The Sustainable Design School, France(

                  University of Cincinnati, USA(

                  University of Naples Federico II, Italy (

                  University of London Queen Mary, UK (

                  Zurich University of the Arts, Swiss (

                  • Partners from HK, Macau and Taiwan( China)

                  Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK(

                  Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau (

                  Asia University, Taiwan (

                  Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (

                  Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan (

                  Ming Chuan University, Taiwan (

                  Tatung University, Taiwan (

                  Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (