Proudly supported by our two Foundation Partners
The Confucius Institute in Auckland is proudly supported by our two Foundation Partners: Fudan University (Shanghai) and The University of Auckland (New Zealand). The Institute also maintains a highly valued network of Collaborative Partners with whom we work to further our common goals. We are proud to be associated with a wide network of outstanding organisations dedicated to similar goals and aspirations.
University of Auckland
Established in 1883, is New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led University. It is also New Zealand’s largest university with a roll of 40,000, including 5,500 international students from 85 different countries. The University is held in high regard internationally as a research facility and centre of academic excellence.
The University has a long standing relationship with Chinese initiatives, hosting a China Centre, the New Zealand Asia Institute and New Zealand’s largest academic Chinese language and literature department. It has strong multilateral partnerships with top-tier Chinese universities and one of the highest enrolments for students from the People’s Republic of China of any research university internationally.
The University of Auckland is the only New Zealand University invited to join Universitas 21 and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
Fudan University in Shanghai is one of China’s leading universities. It was founded in 1905 and today stands at the forefront of cultivating and developing academic and industrial talent for China.
Fudan University is an active and highly innovative incubator for high-tech industries. It has developed unique models for industrialising research outcomes, converting learning into “real-world” solutions. Its reputation as one the most highly respected tertiary institutions in China is well deserved and attracts much of the country’s best talent.
Fudan has an enrolment of 25,000 full-time degree candidates and another 11,000 studying at the schools of continuing education and online education. The University has the second largest enrolment of foreign students in China and has a faculty of more than 2,300 full-time teachers and researchers, including 1,350 professors and associate professors.
Fudan University is a member of the Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities networks.