Flinders is an outward-looking and culturally-inclusive university that meets exacting national and international standards in both teaching and research.
- Flinders University has a broad range of international links and partnerships in Asia, Europe and North America.
- Many of these connections provide international exchange opportunities for students and staff, with regular visits by senior lecturers from international universities and officials from foreign countries.
- Flinders is a member of the International Network of Universities and Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU).
Flinders University offers offshore courses in collaboration with partner institutions in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. These courses are delivered offshore by academic staff from Flinders in association with the partner institution. Some courses also can be taken offshore through distance education.