In June 2015, China Central Radio and TV University (CCRTVU) Press published and distributed the first book in the Case Studies on World Open Universities series, A Study on Korea National Open University. Case Studies on World Open Universities is a national key book publication planning project of the Open University of China (OUC) as part of its 12th Five Year Plan.

Universidad a Distancia de Madrid (UDIMA) was founded in 1977. The third largest distance university in Spain approved by the Spanish Ministry of Education and recognised by the EU, UDMA offers open and distance learning for students at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.

On the 22nd of October 2013, the OUC signed a cooperative letter of intent with the Academic Partnership International (API). 

The Online Tutor Training Programme has three initial three modules, Online Course Design, Learner Support, and Tutoring Online, all of which are taught online.

The AAOU Staff Exchange Fellowship Programme was created by the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU). Member institutions of AAOU offer reciprocal short-term visiting fellowships to distance education professionals so they can carry out research projects connected with the promotion and development of distance education. The aim is to increase academic exchanges between Asian open universities and promote intercollegiate research cooperation.

The Hong Kong Croucher Foundation Scholar Exchange Project is funded by the Hong Kong Croucher Foundation and implemented by the Open University of China (OUC)and the Open University of Hongkong (OUHK).