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Cultural Trip to China with the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds

Summer Camp 2017: Beijing and Xi'an, 18th June - 2nd July

Do you consider yourself an avid traveller? Have you always been fascinated by China’s rich cultural heritage? Then don’t miss this unique opportunity to take a two-week trip to China with the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds.

You will be immersed in Chinese language and culture through a variety of exciting activities including Chinese language lessons; historical excursions (includes a visit to the Great Wall); Chinese calligraphy and painting classes, Chinese wine tasting and plenty more.

For a sample programme itinerary, please click here.

The programme will be hosted by the Business Confucius Institute’s partner university – The University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. Students from last year’s summer camp described the trip as a “truly unforgettable experience” and were grateful for having the chance to partake in this rare opportunity.

So, why wait? Visit China and enjoy learning about its fascinating language, history and culture.

If you are interested please complete the application form below to submit your details. This application is not binding and you will have the opportunity to evaluate whether the trip is for you when you find out more at the briefing meeting. 


Applicant Eligibility: Please read below requirements carefully before registering.

1.    Haven’t previously participated in the Summer Camp sponsored by Hanban.

2.    Aged between 18-30 years old.

3.    Must have studied Mandarin with the Business Confucius Institute or our partners  (minimum 40 hours of studying time).

Not sure if you qualify? Ask! Send us an email.

Accommodation, transportation and activities will be fully funded by the Confucius Institute Headquarter – HanBan.  Applicants are expected to cover their own international airfare and the Chinese visa application fee.  Due to limited space on the programme, applicants will be selected on a first come first served basis. 

Application deadline: 10th May 2017

Eligibility for the camp may also be dependent on your availability to attend a briefing meeting before the trip. This will take place shortly after the application deadline.

For further questions please contact: