“Confucius Institute” Publications


Confucius Institute, multilingual journal series, are produced by Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters). In March 2009, Confucius Institute (Chinese-English version) was first published.

In order to enrich its content, broaden its international perspectives, and meet the various demands in different countries for learning Chinese language and understanding Chinese culture, seven other bilingual versions of Confucius Institute successively began publication in July 2010, including Chinese-Spanish, Chinese-French, Chinese-Russian, Chinese-Japanese, Chinese-Korean, Chinese-Thai, and Chinese-Arabic versions. Thanks to the close cooperation and brilliant innovation of editorial department at the Confucius Institute Headquarters and overseas Confucius Institutes, the content of the journal has been greatly enriched and its quality significantly improved. As a result, the eight bilingual versions have become complementary to each other and presented respective regional characteristics, jointly offering a panoramic view of the development of Confucius Institutes all over the world, international promotion of Chinese language, and transmission of Chinese culture.

The publication of Confucius Institute, with 8 versions, will help readers better appreciate Chinese culture and “visit” cultural China.

—— Releasing authoritative information, exchanging study experience, exploring Chinese teaching, and introducing Chinese culture.

—— Providing rich content, unique perspectives, in-depth interviews, refreshing style, and diverse columns and articles from various sources.

—— The Confucius Institute Journal with 8 versions are distributed worldwide -- in nearly 100 countries and regions. With its influence expanding quickly, it has been warmly received by Chinese and international readers; its circulation increases with every issue, standing now at more than 30 thousand per issue.

—— Quality is the very essence of the journal, and readers’ participation is the root of its vitality. We sincerely hope that the Confucius Institute Journal will meet the needs of every reader, guiding them through the happy process of learning Chinese, and giving everyone a splendid experience with Chinese culture.