ESAA has established good and stable partnership with nearly 30 Chinese key universities. As a bridge between foreign university and Chinese universities, ESAA will provide timely feedback to both parties, improve student services, and assist both parties to keep abreast of the latest development of those universities.

Universities in the United States such as Rice, UCSD, UCSB and UCLA have cooperated with ESAA not only on short-term program but also on the visiting student program.

ESAA have cooperated with LSE summer school for six years and sent more than 200 students to LSE; ESAA also work with Imperial College London on the Machine learning summer school for two years and nearly 100 students participated in the program. Moreover, ESAA also worked with University of Dundee on the joint-running degree program for several years.

Except the universities in the United States and the United Kingdom, ESAA also work with some top-ranked universities in other countries and regions. Such as Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in Swiss, Universitetet i Oslo in Norway, and University of New South Wales in Australia, etc.