EDIW believes in the importance of building with others and has many different partners according to the tasks and the capacities. It works in partnerships with many international organisations and associations:
EDIW has an agreement with The Teresian Association on with consultative status in United Nations to bring the voice of the youth to this context.
The interaction with the European Union is mainly done through projects and by study visits in specific moments.
It has a large number of national associations including among others European Forum for Migration Studies in Bamberg Germany, Kundikanda in Congo or Sarpi in India.
International Organizations such as the the Asean Network of Universities, the Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO-INNOTECH), the Arab League of Universities, the Consejo Superior Universitario Centroamericano –CSUCA or the Coimbra Group.
The largest number of partners relates to the universities, such as: Groningen in The Netherlands, Deusto and Granada in Spain, Bologna and Padua in Italy, Fortham in New York, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece Palacký University Olomouc in the Czech Republic, Javeriana of Bogotá in Colombia, Uppsala in Sweeden, Trinity College in Dublin, West Visayas in The Philippines, Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology in Cairo and many others.