The University of Johannesburg Confucius Institute is a joint initiative between the University of Johannesburg and Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China. It is one of five Confucius Institutes at universities in South Africa.
Opening New Horizons: South Africa-China Tourism Cooperation
ON WEDNESDAY 4 August 2021, the UJCI, in collaboration with the UJ Centre for Africa-China Studies and the UJ School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), hosted a Virtual International Forum titled ‘South Africa-China Tourism Cooperation: Opening New Horizons’. Read more >>
Course guidelines for second semester 2021
The UJCI has released amended course guidelines for the online teaching of Mandarin for the second semester of 2021 from 2-3 August to 10-11 November. The courses will comprise accredited online courses in Basic Mandarin and Intermediate Mandarin open to UJ students only, and online HSK Chinese language proficiency courses open to all, including UJ students and staff. The guidelines contain detailed information about the courses, the timetables, as well as application and registration procedures.
APPLY BEFORE THE END OF JULY !
The application period for the accredited courses in Basic Mandarin and Intermediate Mandarin will start on 19 July, and close on 31 July. The application period for the HSK proficiency courses has opened, and will also close on 31 July. To download the UJCI’s application and registration guidelines, including live links for the application and registration procedures, click on the button below.
The COVID-19 pandemic is our common enemy'
On 10 April 2020, a group of African ambassadors in China lodged an official protest with the Chinese authorities about the treatment of Africans living in the commercial city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. In an article in Africa China Review on 13 April 2020, Prof J. Alexander Nuetah, a Liberian scholar who has lived and studied in China, says he believes the reported incidents neither reflect the general attitudes of Chinese towards Africans nor an official policy of Chinese authorities towards Africans in the fight against COVID-19. Read more >>
UJCI students star in Chinese Bridge competition
ENCOUNTERS WITH CHINA
COURSES AND PROGRAMMES
Bursaries to study in China
Advanced students in Mandarin at the UJCI are eligible for bursaries enabling them to further their studies in China. Information to follow.
The UJCI offers accredited courses in Basic and Intermediate Mandarin, as well as preparatory courses in HSK Mandarin I – IV. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all tuition is currently taking place online. Read more >>