Confucious Institute
The Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki is an academic unit with a focus on Chinese language, Chinese culture and research on China. Confucius Institute organizes courses on Chinese language and culture, as well as the HSK Chinese proficiency test and the Chinese Bridge speech competition. The institute also organizes various cultural events, lectures, conferences and seminars. In addition, the institute takes part in and manages research projects on China and organizes training for Chinese language teachers. The institute also maintains a special library on China.
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Notice on 13 March 2020: Due to concern over corona virus, the University of Helsinki has entered a state of emergency. Confucius Institute will carry out the following changes: -Academic conferences and seminars until mid-May are all cancelled. We will plan for re-scheduling when the crisis is over. -CI teachers will contact students via emails to offer alternative learning via online platforms such as moodle. Self-learn will be necessary from the students' part and teachers should find flexible means to assess learning outcome. Sorry for the inconvenience that has caused you. Please stay healthy and safe!

Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki