About the UQ Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at The University of Queensland was established in 2009 under an agreement between UQ and the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban). At the heart of the agreement is our partnership with Tianjin University, one of the oldest and best universities in modern China.

In addition to advancing the learning of Chinese language and culture at UQ and in the broader Queensland community, the UQ Confucius Institute seeks to build and deepen links and collaborative opportunities with China especially in the fields of science, engineering and technology (SET).

UQ’s collaboration with Tianjin University enables the resourcing of many activities and programs. Major activities include: