The Confucius Institute is the official body for the teaching of Chinese in the world, recognized and funded by the Ministry of Education of China.
The Confucius Institute of Florence was born in March 2014 as a result of the collaboration between the University of Florence and Tongji University (Shanghai). It is the 11th Institute opened in Italy and it offers Chinese language courses at all levels as well as HSK certification exams.
In addition to the dissemination of the Chinese language and culture, the Institute organizes meetings and seminars with experts from the Chinese world; events on Chinese culture; specialized courses (Chinese for business; for tourism; for children).
More info on the official website: www.istitutoconfucio.unifi.it