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Confucius Institute

About Us

 

The Confucius Institute is a joint initiative between the University of Regina, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Hunan University, in Changsha, Hunan, China. The establishment of the Confucius Institute in 2011 was based on the longstanding and growing relationship of intellectual and economic exchange between Canada and China.

The Institute foster and facilitates intercultural interaction and engagement in ways that engender a broader understanding, greater opportunities, and rewarding partnerships between individuals, institutions, enterprises, and communities in Saskatchewan and China.

The Confucius Institute is located in the College West Corridor, close to a wide range of services and activities at the University of Regina.

Mission

The primary role of the Institute is to serve as a key platform to advance understanding and appreciation of Chinese language and culture by offering comprehensive non-credit language programs and implementing diverse cultural activities on campus and in local communities.

Goals

  • Facilitate educational, economic, and cultural exchanges between Saskatchewan and China.
  • Offer a broad range of non-credit, quality Chinese learning programs.
  • Provide opportunities for local Canadian of all ages and backgrounds to discover and appreciate Chinese culture.
  • Develop material suitable for Canadians and local enterprises that are currently doing business, or intend to do business, with China.
  • Provide cross-cultural seminars and workshops for business, government and local community groups.
  • Provide pre-departure language and culture orientation for educational institutions, enterprises and local communities travelling to China.
  • Hold the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)
  • Facilitate educational, economic, and cultural exchanges between Saskatchewan and China.
  • Offer a broad range of non-credit, quality Chinese learning programs.
  • Provide opportunities for local Canadian of all ages and backgrounds to discover and appreciate Chinese culture.
  • Develop material suitable for Canadians and local enterprises that are currently doing business, or intend to do business, with China.
  • Provide cross-cultural seminars and workshops for business, government and local community groups.
  • Provide pre-departure language and culture orientation for educational institutions, enterprises and local communities travelling to China.
  • Hold the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)