Academic Confucius Institute at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

AKI Göttingen Library

The library of the Academic Confucius Institute offers access to a wide variety of teaching and academic materials on China and the Chinese language, including all Chinese textbooks of the 21st century designed for German native speakers.

The AKI library collection is organized as follows:

  • Chinese textbooks for primary level
  • Chinese textbooks for secondary level
  • Chinese textbooks for tertiary education
  • Chinese textbooks for self-study
  • Business Chinese
  • Additional study materials
  • Chinese textbooks for reading comprehension
  • Chinese textbooks for listening comprehension
  • Chinese textbooks for speaking and communication
  • Chinese textbooks for character acquisition
  • Chinese grammar books
  • Chinese vocabulary books
  • HSK preparation material

In addition, copies of Chinese classics and modern Chinese literature as well as bilingual books concerning various aspects of Chinese culture, literature and society are available.

AKI inventory book list (pdf)

Books can be borrowed for a fixed loan period. If you are interested, please contact our secretary at +49-551-3921647 or via e-mail ( in advance.

In the library’s hallway you will find a shelf with current editions of CHINA RUNDSCHAU, Ouzhou shibao 欧洲时报, the magazine KONFUZIUS INSTITUT and other information materials for free. The library also has a bookshelf where you can pick up book donations from China and fellow students.

Opening hours: by appointment via e-mail

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