Fifth Confucius Institute unveiled in Hungary
Xinhua News Agency, Debrecen, Hungary, November 15 (Reporter Yuan Liang) the Confucius Institute of the University of Debrecen officially opened in Debrecen, Hungary's second largest city, on the 15th. This is the fifth Confucius Institute established in Hungary and co-founded by Tianjin Foreign Studies University and Debrecen University.
President Silvashi Zoltan of Debrecen University said in a speech at the opening ceremony that under the promotion of the "Belt and Road Initiative" initiative, practical cooperation between Hungary and China in various fields has continuously stepped up to a new level. Learning Chinese and understanding Chinese culture will contribute to the future development of students at Debrecen University. Debrecen University attaches great importance to the construction of Confucius Institutes, which will facilitate the development of Confucius Institutes.
Chinese Ambassador to Hungary Duan Jielong said: this year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Hungary. Sino-Hungarian bilateral relations have always maintained healthy and stable development in recent years, and cooperation in the field of humanities education between the two countries has frequently emerged. The Confucius Institute is an effective way for people of all countries to understand Chinese culture. It is believed that the Confucius Institute of the University of Debrecen will contribute to the mutual learning of Sino-Hungarian civilizations, people-to-people exchanges and the promotion of friendship between the Chinese and Hungarian peoples.
In addition to the Confucius Institute of the University of Debrecen, Hungary has previously established four Confucius Institutes, namely, the Confucius Institute of the University of Roland, the Confucius Institute of the University of Segud, the Confucius Institute of traditional Chinese Medicine at Page University, and the Confucius Institute of Mishkoltz University.