The International Affairs Office (IAO) is the official administrative department of University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) on implementing the USST international policies and on coordinating its international exchanges and cooperation.

IAO provides consultation to the USST leadership; supports the international activities of all schools, institutes, departments, offices, centers, and organizations at USST; plans and implements the receptions of important foreign guests; manages the institutional exchanges of USST; serves the international students and visiting scholars at USST; employs and serves foreign experts; organizes international conferences; liaise, examines and files for approvals regarding running USST education abroad; applies the visas of USST faculty and staff on business visits; signs official opinions on the private visits on behalf of USST; and other affairs as the USST leadership may ask us to do.