• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Confucius Institute for Ireland

    The Institute is a joint venture between the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), Renmin University of China and UCD.

  • “Ni Hao, China!”

    Business Culture Lecture Series

    Dates: Wednesday 5th March / 19th March / 26th March / 16th April
    Cost: € 100 for all 4 lectures or €30 per individual lecture

  • Spring Festival Gala of Ireland

    The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland present a 'Spring Festival Gala' with the Liaoning Provincial Arts Troupe on Tuesday 28th January 2014 at 7pm.

  • The New HSK

    The new HSK is a standardized international Chinese proficiency test, taking non-native speakers as its object, and directed at examining students' capability in applying Chinese language in their studies, personal life and work.  Web link

  • Online Chinese Course

    Now your could learn Chinese with us online!
    Try our taster classes for €50!
    Click for more information.

  • Chinese Bridge Competition

    13th Chinese Bridge Competition of Chinese for World College Students, 26th April 2014


> view all
The 7th Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition for Secondary School Students in Ireland was held in Mayfield Community School in Cork on 29th March 2014. 42 contestants including eight students [...]
On 27th March, the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) organised a Chinese food and health workshop for the evening course students. Prof. Yongqiang Cai, deputy director of the UCD CII attended the [...]
From 3rd to 12th March, Prof. Liming Wang, Director of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland was invited as an overseas delegate to attend the second session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese [...]


> view all

The Research and Development of Teaching Materials

In 2012, the Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, T.D. launched a new Transition Unit in Chinese developed jointly by the National Council for Curriculum.

> detail

Irish Secondary School Teachers’ Training Programme by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

There is a bright future and vast scope for the development of Chinese education in Ireland. 

> detail

Doing Business in China: The Irish Experience

National survey assessing the needs and demands of Irish businesses and organisations for Chinese expertise

> detail