This administration was formed in 1985 as part of the university's realization of the importance of international cooperation and foreign relations in serving security and stability and in fighting crime and actualizing criminal justice. The International Cooperation Administration strives to strengthen academic relations with international organizations and institutions, research centers, and Arab and international security institutions to serve the mission of the university in the field of postgraduate studies, training, forensic sciences, foreign language teaching, academic research and information databases.
NAUSS academic cooperation with universities, institutes, and regional and international centers has resulted in many collective and beneficial academic activities. The administration also distributes many of the university's academic studies in foreign languages to organizations all over the world.
The University has gained a lofty status on a regional and international scale through its academic contributions and successful international cooperation. It has strengthened its relations with international organizations and its cooperation with ministries of interior, justice, and media and others in addition to police academies in developed countries.
- To provide NAUSS with the latest knowledge and experience from various international activities focusing on criminal justice and crime prevention.
- To encourage and participate in the exchange of the latest knowledge and experience in security related fields.
- To encourage Arab and international cooperation and successful long-lasting relations.
- To strengthen relations with the United Nations and other important regional and international organizations, universities, and centers.
- To encourage the application of the principles and standards laid down by the United Nations in the areas of criminal justice and crime prevention.
- To facilitate regional and international security cooperation.
- To present the science of Islamic criminal legislation to the international community and to give a true and accurate picture of Islam and Islam's forbiddance of terrorism and injustice.
There are three departments in the International Cooperation Administration which help it to fulfil its goals:
- International Organizations
- Arab and International Coordination
The International Cooperation Administration works to implement the strategy of NAUSS through strengthening Arab and international cooperation with related organizations and commissions. NAUSS has successful relations with many international universities such as the Paris Sorbonne University, the University of London, New York University, Cairo University, Damascus University, the University of Jordan, the University of Khartoum, Mohammed V University in Morocco, and the University of Lebanon.
NAUSS also has successful relations with many international organizations and institutions such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the UN Refugee Agency (UNICEF), the UN office on Drugs and Crime, the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and INTERPOL.
NAUSS is regularly called to attend and participate in international conferences in order to share ideas and experience. In addition, NAUSS has held conferences and training courses in a number of countries including France, Holland, Canada, Italy, Austria, Spain Czechoslovakia, and China.
NAUSS is one of the 14 international establishments that are approved by the United Nations and the only one in the Arab world. The programs at NAUSS provide a rich knowledge of Islamic Law and present the true picture of Arabs and Muslims by rejecting terrorism. The university has used all of its capabilities to achieve this. Experts from NAUSS have delivered lectures in the USA, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Austria.
Within the framework of cooperation with the United Nations and as a result of joint activity between NAUSS and the Uinted Nations, the United Nations made its security publication for 2009 on the subject of the role of Islam in combating human trafficking. This was translated into all of the languages of the United Nations and distributed all around the world.