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Confucius Institute for Business London

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Confucius Institute for Business London (CIBL)
Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE

Office Address: 3.01, Floor 3, Tower 3, LSE

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6253
Fax: +44 (0)20 7955 6154
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The Confucius Institute for Business London (CIBL) was established at LSE in 2006 and is one of 29 Confucius Institutes in the UK. The Institute aims to promote Chinese for business to the local community and foster greater understanding of Chinese language and business culture.

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Tailor-made executive Chinese programmes

The Confucius Institute for Business London offers tailor-made courses for professionals and executives in the business community and those preparing for a longer stay in China.

Chinese proficiency test (HSK)

CIBL is an official HSK test centre in the UK for the HSK Department, National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (Hanban). We also offer preparation courses and mock tests for those who are studying for their HSK exams.

Annual Business Chinese Teacher Training Programme

The training course that can shape your career as a Mandarin teacher. Every year CIBL runs this teacher training programme and this year it will be held from 19 - 21 September on the LSE campus

LSE students and staff

The CIBL runs a number of Chinese business courses for both LSE students and faculty at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.


The CIBL can assist students with applying for scholarships to support their study. Scholarships are currently available for those who wish to study Chinese language in China. We offer support and guidance in applying for the following scholarships:

  • Confucius Institute Scholarships
  • The Confucius China Studies Programme
  • Chinese Government Scholarships


The CIBL is an official HSK test centre in the UK for the HSK Department  (Hanban), National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, People’s Republic of China.

Please see our HSK web page for more details about:

  • the test
  • dates when the test will be held
  • study sessions available at CIBL 
  • mock exams

China Business Briefing 


Speaker: Prof. Lifen Zhang, Fudan University,Shanghai

Time and Date: 18:30- 20:00 Thursday, 29 June 2017

Venue: Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building (NAB), LSE


This event is free and open to all, however, places are limited. To guarantee your place at this event please register.


Please note that each gust should register individulally with name show on the ID in line with the requirement of LSE security.


If you are interested, please register here.

CIBL events programme

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