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  • Welcome to the Confucius Institute
    at Oxford Brookes University

    We offer different funding schemes for students, scholars and members of the public who are interested in visiting and truly experiencing China.

  • Study in China

    Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes offers different funding schemes for students, scholars and members of the public who are interested in visiting and truly experiencing China. Short-and longer-term studying in China are available and will give you an insight into Chinese culture, the cultural differences between China and the UK and provide you with an opportunity to learn Chinese.


  • Confucius China Study Plan

    If you are an academic at Oxford Brookes University and are currently doing a research or study on a China-related area, you may wish to apply for Understanding China Fellowship. This scheme supports researchers and scholars from UK universities and academic institutes to undertake research with Chinese researchers in China, duration can be from 2 weeks to 6 Months.

    If you are currently doing a PhD on a China-related area, you may wish to apply for Joint Research PhD Fellowship. This scheme supports doctoral students registered with non-Chinese universities to come to China to study, research, and write their doctoral dissertations from 6 months to 2 years.

    If you plan to pursue your PhD in China, you may wish to apply for PhD in China Fellowship , which supports non-Chinese students to pursue full-time Ph.D. degrees in the humanities and social sciences at Chinese universities.

    For more information on the programme or on how to apply, see the Confucius China Study Programme website or email xzhang@brookes.ac.uk.

  • Confucius Institute Scholarships

    The Confucius Institute Scholarship programme provides financial aid for students, scholars and Chinese language teachers to study in a Chinese university for a limited period. In order to qualify for a one-semester scholarship you should have passed Chinese HSK proficiency test level 3 and Oral HSKK test, basic level. The Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University holds these tests each month. For details see Chinese proficiency tests. If you are interested in applying for a Confucius Institute scholarship, please see Confucius Institute Scholarships. For advice regarding making an application, please contact us at Oxford Brookes University Confucius Institute.