Confucius Institute Maastricht (CIM) is a knowledge institute, co-founded by Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) in Dalian, China.
CIM, established as a Business Confucius Institute, has a unique location in the heart of the Euregion, merging applied science based teaching and business & financial expertise into China related language, culture and business courses and trainings. The municipalities of Maastricht and Sittard and the province of Limburg all have strong ties with China. For local governments, businesses and individual learners we offer a complete range of courses, workshops, services and other activities to support initiatives to establish and maintain relations with Chinese partners, starting from beginner to advanced level including specialized topics to meet your specific requirements.
Knowing a language and a culture opens many doors. Maybe you have always wanted to learn about China, but never found the time or place to realize it. Now with CIM around the corner, you have China at your fingertips! People will greatly appreciate your efforts of using Chinese language skills and cultural knowledge while engaging in intercultural communication. As a value-driven knowledge institute, CIM creates a learning environment that enables and encourages language and culture learning optimization. Our courses and activities are designed to add specific social, economic or cultural values to match your personal or professional needs.