CLCS has developed numerous networks and collaborations with many academic institutions and research centres outside the college. Over the last decade, the college has maintained close relationship with the following institutions for research and other academic works.

Tango Buddhist UniversityCNRS, Paris, France
Royal Academy for Performing ArtsINALCO, Paris, France
Dzongkha Development CommissionUniversity of California, Los Angeles, USA
Loden Foundation, ThimphuSrinthornmahachakri Anthropology Cente, Thaland
Bhutan Centre for Media and DemocracyOslo University, Norway
Trongsa Dzongkhag JudiciaryVirginia University, USA
National Library of BhutanLumbini Buddhist University, Nepal