Contact us

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

Secretary activities during the Covid-19 emergency: update of January 2022

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, the activities continue in remote mode, with limited presence of the staff at the offices.

Communications with the staff are always possible using the contact details indicated below, under the heading 'contact us'. We remind the kind users that the student office answers the phone only on opening days and hours.

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:

  • MONDAY TUESDAY and THURSDAY from 9 AM to 1 PM, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY from 2 PM to 6 PM. 

The access to the secretary is limited and it is required a previous appointment via email.

Communications in Chinese

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