The Confucius Institute at Kathmandu University is a high-level Chinese Language and Culture institution, cooperatively established by Hebei University of Economics and Business and Kathmandu University with the ratification of Office of Chinese Language Council International. It is also the first Confucius Institute in Nepal.
With huge support from the Office of Chinese Language Council International and Hebei University of Economics and Business, the Confucius Institute at Kathmandu University will invite in succession the professors and scholars from Hebei University of Economics and Business, according to the real situation in Nepal, to compose suitable teaching programs, provide extensive Chinese Language and Culture courses to high schools and universities, social communities and enterprises and individuals, and to assist in enhancing the overall development of Chinese Language, Chinese culture Chinese study as well as Business Chinese in Nepal and South Asia.
CIKU has 4 Confucius Classrooms and 9 teaching points, 2129 registered participants, offering different levels of curriculum such as undergraduate Chinese compulsory and elective courses, postgraduate Chinese elective courses, adult Chinese courses, local teacher Chinese language training, elementary school Chinese courses etc., and business, tourists, media reporters Chinese language classes. Confucius Institute is Chinese test centers for Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), HSK Speaking Test (HSKK), and Youth Chinese Test (YCT). The number of participants in the HSK test in 2013 is 307. Confucius Institute compiled local materials such as “Practical Chinese Manual”, ” Tour Guide Chinese in Nepal”, “Nepal Practical Business Chinese”, etc.