The CAEA partners with other centers and departments in the University to implement its programs, websites, projects, and symposia. Among them are the Center for East Asian Studies, Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Department of History, and the Smart Museum of Art. 

In addition, CAEA projects have developed a broad network of collaborative relationships with many universities and museums around the world for conducting its research projects and exhibitions, and it has received the support and recognition of foundations and individuals that have enabled and supported its many achievements and to which it owes a tremendous debt of gratitude.