Academic Confucius Institute at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Partner universities

Since its inauguration in 2014, the Academic Confucius Institute Göttingen is based on a collaboration with two leading Chinese institutions of higher learning, Nanjing University and Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Beijing Foreign Studies University

Beijing Foreign Studies University, or BFSU, is one of China’s oldest language universities, teaching the biggest number of language. It offers education at different levels, including doctoral programs in foreign languages and literature, Chinese language and literature, journalism and communication, political science, law, management science and engineering, etc. BFSU now serves as an important education base for qualified professionals with language competence who, after graduation, work as diplomats, translators/interpreters, businessmen, journalists, lawyers, bankers, etc.

Nanjing University

Founded in 1902, Nanjing University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. With the motto of ‘Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance and Integrity,’ this university has three campuses. As a key comprehensive university with an array of outstanding faculty members, it has enjoyed coordinated development in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technological sciences, life sciences, modern engineering and management and so on. According to different rankings and in terms of various indexes of academic strength and comprehensive academic performance, Nanjing University is always one of the leading universities in China.

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