For teaching, Niels Schrader teams up regularly with specialists from different disciplines and cultural backgrounds, such as programmers, architects, musicians, theoreticians, journalists, environmentalists and human rights activists. Recent collaborators include Lauren Alexander, Ramon Amaro, Kévin Bray, Thomas Buxó, Sheena Calvert, Maarten Cornel, Linda van Deursen, Mijke van der Drift, Tycho Hupperets, Pascal de Man, Roosje Klap, Jorinde Seijdel and Alice Temlow. Projects include exhibitions, lectures, publications and joint workshops. In the past, Schrader has initiated with partners from outside the academic environment a number of large-scale research projects. These institutions include governmental and non-governmental organisations like i.a. the Dutch Parliament, the Dutch Ministry of Finance, the National Library, Free Press Unlimited, Greenpeace, Hivos and Amnesty International.