There are many different ways universities and colleges work internationally. One way is through academic, research, and related partnerships often known as institutes or centers. Below you will find a range of such examples:
Sponsored by the Korean Government at Auburn University, Alabama. Established in August, 2012. Partner institution in South Korea is Keimyung University, located in Daegu, South Korea.
The Auburn King Sejong Institute provides students, faculty, staff and the wider Auburn community with an avenue to better understand and connect with Auburn’s growing Korean and Korean-American population through language and culture instruction. Non-credit classes in Korean language and culture are taught by a visiting instructor from Keimyung University, which is located in Daegu, South Korea.
Confucius Institutes in Alabama:
Confucius Institutes are cosponsored between the US university, a Chinese University, and the Chinese Hanban. The Hanban “is a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education. The primary objectives of these institutions are to provide Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide, and contributing to the development of multiculturalism and the building of a harmonious world.” Each institute provides a wide range of local and regional programs, contact them directly for specific details.