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New Confucius Institute to open at Pécs

admin 2014.11.04.

A new Confucius Institute whose mission will be to raise the awareness of the thousand-year-old tradition of Chinese medicine and culture will open at the University of Pécs, in southern Hungary, next spring, the university said on Tuesday.

The institute, the seventh in the world to focus on traditional medicine and the first in Hungary to focus on such activity, will be opened in by high-ranking Chinese and Hungarian officials, the university said. The institute already at the start of next year will begin Chinese-language courses given by Chinese instructors for university staff, students and other interested,” it said.

Confucius Institutes are research institutions affiliated with the Ministry of Education in China and are present on many college campuses.

via hungarymatters.hu, photo: Dávid Kovács