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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

About Us

Queen Mary University of London's (QMUL) Confucius Institute, a collaboration between QMUL and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), aims to strengthen educational, cultural, and business links between London and Beijing, by facilitating student and staff exchanges, academic collaboration and joint research; providing courses and promoting collaborations. The Institute was established in September 2015 with support from Hanban, the Confucius Institute former headquarters. From 2021, however, the  Institute operates with support from the Chinese Language and Culture Education Foundation (CLEF: http://www.clef.org.cn/ ) and Centre for Language Education and Co-operation  (CLEC: http://www.chinese.cn/page/#/pcpage/mainpage)