SUTCM plays an increasingly active role in the stage of international exchange. Smooth cooperative relationships have been established with more than 20 countries like Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea in terms of education and scientific research. Zhen Dong Austrilia-China Molecular Chinese Medicine Research Center was jointly established by SUTCM, Zhen Dong Group and the University of Adelaide-in. It is the first Chinese medicine research center focusing on education, research and production based in a prestigious western comprehensive institute. Since its foundation, six teachers have been visiting scholars there. Nine post-graduate students have finished their study there. Six articles have been accepted and published and was collected by SCI. Two state-level and four province-level collaborative projects have been undertaken.
In terms of formal education, since the year 2002, SUTCM has enrolled and graduated a thousand international students from the Unite States,Korea, Romania, Iceland, Cameroon, Mexico, Pakistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
In terms of short-term training, entrusted by Ministry of Commerce and Health and Family Planning Commission of Shanxi Province, SUTCM has hosted the Training Course on Acupuncture and Moxibustion for a succession of 18 years from 1998. Thousands of medical workers from developing countries have reaped the benefit. They have, thereby, come to befriend Chinese, know about China, and fall in love with China, and SUTCM has gained even higher reputation as an influential institute for that matter.