POST TIME:2019-06-27 | AUTHOR:ISAO
On June 27, the board meeting of the Confucius Institute in Barcelona, Spain was held in BFSU.
Guohua Yan, member of the standing committee of CPC and vice president of BFSU, highly acknowledged the last year’s achievements of Barcelona Confucius Institute in teaching Chinese language, organizing HSK tests and hosting cultural activities. He also expressed hope for more cooperation opportunities with Barcelona Confucius Institute. For instance, the Institute could offer internship programs for both BFSU and Spanish students.
Limin Jin, head of the Office of Confucius Institutes, discussed the possibility of hosting “Spanish+International Business” synchronous online courses with deans of Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona.
The Confucius Institute in Barcelona officially signed the establishment contract in June, 2008. Co-built by Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), University of Barcelona (UB) and Casa Asia, it is the first and only Confucius Institute in Catalunya, Spain.
Since its establishment, the Institute has been contributing a great deal to the local communities in terms of Chinese language education and related academic studies. In 2018, the Institute was awarded “Global Advanced Confucius Institute Prize” for the second time.