WELCOME TO METU CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE
METU Confucius Institute is the first ever active Confucius Institute in Turkey. METU Confucius Institute was inaugurated on November 28, 2008 and operates under the partnership of Middle East Technical University, Office of Chinese Language Council International (HANBAN), and Xiamen University, with the support of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Ankara. The Institute is managed by one Chinese and one Turkish co-director, and the Executive Board consists of four professors from METU and the two co-directors. METU Confucius Institute employs native-speaking teachers of Chinese as well as part-time student assistants.