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Our college (The School of Foreign Languages and Literature) has so far participated in the founding of 3 Confucius Institutes, namely Confucius Institute at Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7, Confucius Institute at Metropolis Ruhr in Germany and Confucius Institute at University of Aberdeen.


The Confucius Institute at Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 was founded in Oct., 2006 as the first Confucius Institute founded by Wuhan University in Paris, France. Wuhan University’s School of Foreign Languages and Literature has assigned with pride three Chinese directors for the Confucius Institute at Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7, including Professor An Shaokang, Professor Qian Zhian and Professor Zhou Hanbin, all from French Language Department.

Website: http://www.confucius.univ-paris7.fr/


Confucius Institute at Metropolis Ruhr was established in Nov., 2009, a partnership between Wuhan University and University of Duisburg-Essen. It is the third Confucius Institute founded by our university. The institute situates in the university campus and inside the Duisburg Science and Technology Center Building. Wuhan University’s School of Foreign Languages and Literature has assigned with pride two Chinese directors for this Confucius Institute: Professor Xu Kuanhua and associate professor Liu Liang, both from German Language Department.

Website: https://www.uni-due.de/konfuzius-institut/index_en.shtml


Confucius Institute at University of Aberdeen was founded in Sep. 2013 through joint efforts of Wuhan University and the University of Aberdeen. It is the fourth Confucius Institute with our participation in construction. The Chinese director currently in office is professor Zhang Guoqing from English Language Department of School of Foreign Languages and Literature.

Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/confucius/