IIS has collaborations with the following institutions:

  • Centre for Sami Studies, University of Tromso, The Arctic University of Norway
  • Council of Nationalities, SNNPR, Hawassa
  • Gedeo Culture, Tourism and Government Communications Affairs Office
  • Borena Zone Culture and Turism Office
  • Guji Zone Culture and Turism Office
  • Affairs Communications Office, Gedeo Zone
  • Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University
  • Ministry of Culture and Tourism Addis Ababa
  • Summer Institute of Linguistics, Addis Ababa