The Confucius Institute at Stellenbosch University (CISU) aims to promote the Chinese language and culture. The Institute achieves this by offering Chinese language and culture lessons to the SU community and the wider Western Cape province in general. Their target audience is those interested in learning the Chinese language and understanding Chinese culture.
Weekly Chinese language courses are offered to SU students, school learners as well as the broad Stellenbosch community throughout the year. Other CISU activities include:
- Chinese cultural events
- The Academic Forum on Traditional Chinese Medicine;
- Provides support for mobility programmes to China.
- Facilitates the Confucius Classroom at Rietenbosch Primary School.