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Events

Summer Camp 2024: Language & Culture in China

2024-03-06

Two-week Summer Camp

Confucius Institute for Business (CIB) at Matej Bel University (UMB) will organize a study tour to China from around July 3 – July 16, 2024. The participants will have the opportunity to visit 3 cities, namely, Dalian, Beijing and Shanghai. Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE), the partner university of Confucius Institute at UMB, will host the program. 

Dalian, the northern pearl of China, is not only a seaport city, but also a fashion city and a summer resort for visitors home and abroad. The schedule in Dalian includes Chinese language classes, visits and seminars such as Chinese calligraphy, traditional folk arts, Kungfu, and the exploration of the city. 

Beijing, the capital city of China, is long in history and rich in culture. Here in Beijing, the participants will go into the ancient and yet modern city. Tours may include the Great Wall, the Bird’s Nest, the Water Cube, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, etc. There may also be opportunities to wander in ancient parks, to shop as Beijingers do, and to taste the local delicacies for which Beijing is most famous. 

Shanghai, a metropolis along the coast of East China Sea, is a major commercial and financial center with great humanistic attraction. Here in Shanghai, the participants will have opportunity to visit Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Bund, etc.

Costs

  • Tuition, accomodations, and two domestic inter-city travels in China will be covered by the host university DUFE;
  • International travels (including insurance), visa fees and the third demestic travel (if there is one) will be covered by the participants themselves.

Eligibility

  • The participants must have completed at least one Chinese course offered by CIB at UMB; or
  • Have registered in one CIB-at-UMB course and will have finished the course before departure; and
  • Have taken the HSK test and passed HSK Level 2 (or above).

Registration:

Application for the 2024 summer camp is now accepted.

Please register at our website before Mar 31: Summer Camp in China | Partnerships | Konfuciov institut UMB

Please note: Participants will be required to obtain a Chinese visa for this trip. Chinese visas require a passport that has at least 6 months of validity from the date of entry into China. If you need to apply for or to renew your passport, please plan in advance and receive it in time.

Contact:

Konfuciov inštitút pre obchod pri Univerzite Mateja Bela

Cesta na amfiteáter 1, 974 01 Banská Bystrica

E-mail: konfuciov.institut@umb.sk

Tel: +421 48 446 1118