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The headquarters and contact details of the Confucius Institute of Bologna.

Secretary activities during the Covid-19 emergency: update of September 2020

In compliance with the security measures to combat the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and in order to protect the health of all, the smart working remains the ordinary way of carrying out the work performance for our secretarial staff.

Therefore, until a date to be decided, the activities continue in remote mode, resulting in the closure of our offices to the public.

Communications with the staff are, at the moment, possible using only the e-mail address

Where to find us

The offices of the Confucius Institute at the University of Bologna is located in Palazzo Paleotti (2nd floor) in Via Zamboni 25, 40126 Bologna.

Contact us

For information on the Institute, on the Chinese language courses and on the HSK and other language proficiency tests, you can contact the Secretary office at the following addresses and at the times indicated below:


telephone: 051.2088537

Opening hours

The secretariat runs the following times:

TUESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAY from 9.00 to 14.00 

NB. It may happen that all the staff must leave our offices to attend institutional events and/or, in general, in case of need. In order to avoid unpleasant inconveniences, we kindly ask you, before going to our office, to call the secretary on the number shown on this page.

Please note that, given the sanitary emergency, the Secretariat works in "Smart Working" mode and remains available via email at this email address, always according to the same days and times.


Communications in Chinese

For all communications in Chinese / English, it is possible to contact the Chinese Director, Prof. Xu Ying, at the email address