About CISS

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The Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools based in SCILT at the University of Strathclyde is a national centre, funded by the Scottish Government and Hanban/the Confucius Institute Headquarters of China. It was established in 2012 in partnership with Tianjin Education Commission.

The Confucius Institute Headquarters of China and SCILT have agreed to:

  • strengthen educational cooperation between China and Scotland
  • support and promote the development of Chinese language education 
  • increase mutual understanding among people in China and in Scotland