As its attempt to gain its vision and to internationally allow massive knowledge transfer, Politeknik Negeri Pontianak (polnep) seeks to have mutual cooperation with overseas universities and colleges. For that purpose, on 29 May 2012, Polnep and Politeknik Mukah Sarawak (PMU) agreed to enter into a cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing ceremony was held at Polnep's rectorate building, Pontianak. It was conducted by the Director of Polnep, Mahyus, S.Pd, SE, MM along with his counterpart , Deputy Director of PMU, Abdubrani Bin Yunus.
The MoU states the two parties' agreement in doing academic and Research cooperation which covers Student Exchange, Academic Staff Exchange, Joint Research Program, Strategic Staff Partner Program, Joint Venture Entrepreneurship Program and Polytechnic and Higher Education Platform Sources to Indonesia. The two parties agree to ensure the implementation of the MoU in five years starting from the date of signing.