The Institute has wide links with major research centers of the world.
Among IMEMO partners are:
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
The Atlantic Council
Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS)
Renmin University of China
East-Asian Social Development Research Institute, Development Research Center, State Council of P.R.C.
China Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)
East China Normal University (ECNU)
Renmin University of China (RUC)
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
The International Center for Advanced and comparative EU-Russia (NIS) Research (ICEUR)
Die Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
Institut Francais des Relations Internationales (IFRI)
The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS)
Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS)
Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU)
Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)
Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)
National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)
Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies under President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KISI)
Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Foundation first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (IWEP) and other the most important national and International Research organizations.
Joint Research, meetings and conferences are carried out. Research workers of the Institute deliver lectures in Foreign Universities and Research Centers.