On April 13, a delegation from China with the assistance of the Aktobe State University after Zhubanov visited the Department of Foreign Affairs in Suleyman Demirel University. The director of Chinese Confucius Institute, Li Jian Hoon and the director of Kazakh Confucius Institute, Shokym Gulzhan introduced Confucius Institute Program which is a non-profit public educational organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.
The goal of the program is to promote Chinese language and culture, support local Chinese teaching internationally, and facilitate cultural exchanges. The institutes of this program operate in co-operation with local affiliate colleges and universities around the world, and financing is shared between Hanban and the host institutions. Nowadays, total amount of institutions is nearly 510 and over 1000 classes worldwide.
After discussing further points of cooperation with the rector Dr. Prof. Mesut Akgul, we are delighted to announce that our university will be engaged in this program very soon! By means technology-integrated Chinese language Center will be opened in our university and exchange program for students and university staff in China will be realized.