The Confucius Institute in Minsk State Linguistic University (MSLU) is in the top 30 among 440 in the world.
The Confucius Institute of 2013 certificate was presented to Chairman of the Board of the Confucius Institute in MSLU Natalia Baranova by Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Chairman of the Council of Confucius Institutes Liu Yandong at the official opening ceremony of the 8th World Confucius Institute Conference.
Rector of Minsk State Linguistic University presented a report at one of the forums of the conference highlighting the contribution of the Confucius Institute to the development of the Belarusian university. The Board of the Confucius Institute in MSLU held its regular meeting with the participation of representatives of Southeast University (Nanjing) to discuss the main activities of the Belarusian university in 2014.
Confucius Institutes is a network of international cultural and educational centers supported by the government of the People's Republic of China. Some institutes have specialization, for instance, the Business Confucius Institute in Athens, the Confucius Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine in London. The Confucius Institute headquarters coordinate the work and secure financing on China's behalf.
Confucius Institutes aim to promote Chinese language and culture, facilitate cultural exchanges.
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