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Office of International Affairs

NIST’s research has a global impact. We are part of the global measurement community. NIST’s Office of International Affairs facilitates NIST’s international engagement. 

Some of our roles include:  

  • Coordinating visits of international delegations to NIST 
  • Managing Foreign National Associate appointments
  • Advising on international policy 
  • Facilitating NIST relationships with international partners 
  • Coordinating with other government agencies on science and tech programs  
  • Assist NIST employees traveling internationally 

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For NIST Employees 

If you are a NIST employee and need assistance while traveling, contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Other international travel information is available on NIST's intranet. You can also contact iaao [at] (iaao[at]nist[dot]gov) for assistance. 


Created July 17, 2009, Updated May 16, 2024