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Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute is a partnership between Charles Darwin University, Anhui Normal University and Hainan University. Officially opened on 31 July 2012 to develop and deliver a range of programs to enhance awareness and understanding of the Chinese language and culture among the local community and foster Chinese and Australian cultural and economic links. 

A key objective of the Confucius Institute is to work closely with the Chinese community in the Northern Territory to enhance cultural activities and support a range of Chinese language and cultural programs. 

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Programs

The Confucius Institute offers a range of programs and short courses to support and promote the development of Chinese language and culture.

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Learn about Chinese culture and language

A range of short courses offered.
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    About us

    Learn more about the Confucius Institute teaching staff and our board of Directors.  

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  • Chinese in schools

    Chinese in schools

    The Confucius Institute provides opportunities for students in local schools to learn Mandarin and experience Chinese culture.

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  • International student Ellie on Casuarina campus

    Chinese corner

    The Confucius Institute Chinese corner provides opportunities to practice Chinese with native speakers, meet new friends and discover more about Chinese culture. 

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Confucius Institute newsletter

The CDU Confucius Institute is supported by Anhui Normal University, Hainan University, the Charles Darwin University Foundation (Jose Yu) and the Charles Darwin University (CDU).

Location

Orange Building 2 Level 4
Casuarina campus

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Opening hours

8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday