School of Arts

  • Welcome to the Confucius Institute
    at Oxford Brookes University

    We offer tailor-made programmes to help professionals develop a better understanding of Chinese language and culture.

  • Business Classes

    Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University offers tailor-made programmes to help professionals, business and government organisations develop a better understanding of Chinese language and culture. We have strong links with Confucius Institute for Business London and with the major universities and academic institutions across the UK.

  • The types of programmes we offer include:

    • China-themed at your organisation
    • Cultural workshops at Staff away day
    • One-to-one languages courses
    • Consultation on staff relocation and cultural awareness
    • Intensive group language immersion course
    • Seminars on special subjects such as Chinese economics and Chinese society and values
    • Training on cross-cultural communication and Chinese business culture and etiquette etc.

    Course Details

    Time and Venue: Flexible and at your convenience

    Content: A tailor-made programme based on your requirements

    How to enrol

    Please contact Spring Zhang to discuss your requirements, we will then draft a tailor made proposal with a quote for your approval.

  • Our refund policy is:

    • Applications for a refund must be made in writing or via email to
    • Full refunds will only be made if they are received by the Confucius Institute 5 working days before the start date of the course.
    • The first class of each course can be attended for free so students are able to ascertain their learning level but only if this has been discussed with the Administrative Officer. Payment must then be made before the second class. Culture courses are not eligible for trial sessions.
    • Once payment has been made and the course has started, refunds will only be given for extenuating medical or personal circumstances. Requested refunds of this nature must be accompanied by evidence and will be approved on a case by case basis.
    • We encourage each student to consider the time commitment needed for each course and ensure they feel able to attend the majority of lessons.