Confucius Institute comes to Brock

June 14, 2010

Brock University has been granted a Confucius Institute, one of only 3 in Ontario. The institute will be housed in Brock's new Norman Road International Centre. The Office of Chinese Language International will provide $150,000 US in start-up funds, along with up to $100,000 US in annual project-based funding, to support initiatives offered by the institute. The main goals of Confucius Institutes are to facilitate Chinese instruction to people in different nations, enhance understanding of Chinese language and culture, and strengthen educational and cultural collaboration between China and other countries. Brock News