NUHW has been working collaboratively with foreign universities and academic institutions ever since its establishment. (See Affiliated Universities and institutions for a list of memorandam of understanding that NUHW has agreed on.) With the development of transportation system and information technology the relationship among countries all over the world has been drastically changing. Therefore, it is crucially important to obtain necessary information from the world and to distribute scientific achievements of this university speedily. It is also important to let students upgrade their proficiency in foreign languages and deepen understanding of other cultures. The university hopes that graduates will be able to take important roles in international scenes. Thus the International Exchange Committee will make the utmost effort to realize the purpose.