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The University of Melbourne and Asialink are proud to support the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne with Nanjing University as its partner university. The Confucius Institute network has been created to spearhead the teaching of Chinese language and culture, as well as acting as a vehicle through which to strengthen economic and business ties.
Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne has a focus on corporate sector engagement and seeks to equip Victorians with the language and cultural skills necessary for building lasting relationships with Chinese stakeholders. Since the establishment, the Confucius Institute has provided services and training to a range of organisations, corporations and professionals.
The Institute works closely with the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Victoria (CLTAV) and provides support to Chinese language competitions, cultural arts programs for Victorian schools on request, as well as professional development for Chinese teachers. Since 2015, the Institute and CLTAV have co-hosted six annual conferences for Chinese teachers in Victoria.
The Institute endeavours to work with local city councils and libraries and provide diverse cultural experience for the general public through the cultural and wellbeing workshops. A series of online workshops were delivered via Zoom in 2020 and 2021, which were well received by the participants and their families.
For further information on the establishment of the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne, Agreements and CI programs, please contact Confucius-Institute@unimelb.edu.au.
Managerial Staff Profiles
Confucius Institute’s administrative and managerial staff have extensive experience working in China and Australia.
Teaching Staff Profiles
Read about the depth of experience of Confucius Institute’s twelve teaching staff.