Inauguration Ceremony of the Confucius Institute of UC


The inauguration ceremony of the Confucius Institute of the University of Coimbra took place on the 4th of July 2016, in its headquarters located at the College of Jesus.

The ceremony was presided by the Rector of the University of Coimbra, João Gabriel Silva, with the presence of China’s Ambassador in Portugal, Cai Run, as well as representatives from the partner universities - Beijing International Studies University and Zhejiang Chinese Medical University -, among other relevant guests.

The Confucius Institute of the University of Coimbra wants to make a meaningful contribution to the dissemination of Chinese language and culture, but also to support the improvement of the knowledge about Chinese Traditional Medicine in Portugal and the training of Portuguese professionals in this area.