The Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki is an educational unit that organizes courses on Chinese language and culture, as well as the HSK Chinese proficiency test and the Chinese Bridge speech competition. The institute also organizes various cultural events, lectures, conferences and seminars. In addition, the institute organizes training for Chinese language teachers. The institute also maintains a special library on China.
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News and bulletins
Confucius Institute 2021 Autumn Teacher Training
Confucius Institute has invited Dr. Li Peize to talk about the HSK test development and its significance for international Chinese education.
Chinese Phonetic Clinic & Speaking Exercise Workshop
Would you like to communicate with native Chinese speakers? Or improve your Chinese speaking skills? Welcome to join our Phonetic Clinic &...
Waste Tide and Beyond: an event with sci-fi author Chen Qiufan
In light of the recent Finnish translation of Chen Qiufan’s science fiction novel Waste Tide, the Confucius Institute at the University of...
Meeting the Author Event - Monique Taylor: The Chinese State, Oil and Energy Security
On 31 August 2021, in the Meeting the Author Event, Dr Monique Taylor will discuss her book “The Chinese State, Oil and Energy Security”.
2021 Summer course on Chinese Poetry
In May 2021 Confucius Institute offers a summer course Introduction to Chinese Poetry. This course is primarily for students with intermediate-...
Events and media
Study and research
Confucius Institute organises regularly different kind of courses for different target groups.
Chinese Bridge - International Chinese Language Competition
The Chinese Bridge ("汉语桥" 世界大学生/中学生中文比赛) is an international Chinese speech competition for College and Upper Secondary School students...
Finnish-Chinese language learning series and dictionaries have been published by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, to serve the...
The Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki maintains a special library on Chinese language, culture and society. In 2016 the...
Scholarships and visit China
Through Confucius Institute, students can apply for scholarships for both short-term and long-term studies in China. Participants of the&...
The HSK test is an international standardized exam that tests and rates non-native Chinese speakers' language proficiency. The HSK test...