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    On October 20th, 2014, 20 students from the Jesus and Mary Secondary School will travel to China on a 10-day trip. Read more

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Latest News

10th Anniversary of Confucius Institutes Worldwide

In News By Super User / Oct 2, 2014

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute worldwide, UCD CII held a unique celebration on Saturday September 27th, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. About 500 students of the UCD CII participated in the Learning Outcomes Exhibition and performances which demonstrate the charm of Chinese culture. The celebration was also attended by some invited guests including H.E. Xu Jianguo, the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, Counsellor Zhang Shujing, Mr Alan Dixon, Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Region, Enterprise Ireland, Prof. Dermot Moran, President of the International Association of Philosophy and Mr. Gerry Breen, former Lord Mayor of Dublin.  Read more

Sino-European Research Centre for Creative Economy launched in UCD

In News By Super User / Aug 22, 2014

On 18th August 2014, UCD witnessed the opening ceremony of Inaugural International Conference on Creative Economics and the unveiling ceremony of Sino-European Research Centre for Creative Economy. H.E. Jianguo Xu, the Chinese Ambassador, and Dr. Brendan Halligan, Chairman of the Institute of International and European Affairs and Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, presented the ceremony and unveiled the plague. Representatives from the Irish businesses, government agencies, and academic institutions were invited to witness the exciting moment and interact with the delegation of entrepreneurs who came a long way from China.   Read more

2014 Joint Conference of New Confucius Institutes in Europe Held in UCD

In News By Super User / Jul 21, 2014

From 15th to 17th June, the 2014 joint conference of newly-established Confucius Institutes in Europe, organised by the Confucius Institute Headquarters and hosted by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII), was held in University College Dublin. There were delegates from 48 newly-established Confucius Institutes in 21 countries in Europe. The theme of the conference was to share the experience of running the Confucius Institutes and promote their sustainable development. Based on the current status of the Confucius Institutes, the delegates discussed five topics including the planning of a “Confucius Institute Day”, fund raising from multiple sources, the implementation of “Confucius China Studies Programmes” in universities, the establishment of the rules and regulations of the Confucius Institute, and the promotion of Chinese Language Teaching into National Educational Systems Read more

Liu Yunshan Attends the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for the Model Confucius Building of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Jul 21, 2014

On 15th June 2014, Mr Liu Yunshan, a member of the Central Politburo Standing Committee of the CPC, attended the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for the Model Confucius Building for the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII). Madam Xu Lin, Director-General of Hanban and Chief Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, and Mr. Ruairi Quinn, Minister for Education and Skills also attended the event. The ceremony was hosted by Professor Wang Liming, the director of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland.  Read more

Doing Business in China

In News By Peng Ji / May 20, 2014

—“Ni Hao, China!” Lecture Series From February to May 2014, the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) in collaboration with the Ireland China Business Association (ICBA) organised a series of nine lectures called "Ni Hao, China!”. This series of lectures was tailor-made for students who wish to practise fundamental and conversational business Mandarin and to gain an in-depth understanding of doing business in China. Read more

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