Doing Business in China in the Digital Era

This year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Bologna is organizing a series of in-depth seminars on legal and economic matters.

The seminar series, titled "Doing Business in China in the Digital Era" consists of 8 hours of lessons and is free for those who enroll in a language or Business Chinese course. For those who do not wish to enroll in a language course, the seminar series will have a cost of €100. The link for registration and payment is “Doing Business in China in the Digital Era” (

Italian and Chinese experts will address the topic of new Chinese regulations for the digital sector. The lessons will be conducted in English and will be partly in person and partly online. In-person sessions will take place at Palazzo Malvezzi, via Zamboni 22.

If you are already enrolled in our language or Business Chinese courses, simply send us an email at, stating your intention to participate in the seminar series and specifying whether for all or only some of the sessions.

Registration for the seminar series will close on March 11, 2024.


  • Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence, March 15, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
  • Foreign Companies and China Rules on Digital Economy, March 23, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
  • Regulating Artificial Intelligence. EU and China in Comparison, April 6, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
  • International Trade and Chinese E-Commerce Rules, April 12, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

The seminars will be conducted by Prof. Wang Lebing from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.