Top university to launch Chinese degree course

Mozambique's oldest and most prestigious higher education institution, Eduardo Mondlane University, will from this year introduce a degree course in Chinese, making Mozambique one of the first countries in the Southern African region to do so, reports Xinhua. The degree course will be conducted through the university's three-year-old Confucius Institute.

"We have been teaching Chinese locally, but only short courses, and about 2,000 students have benefited from that. Collaborating with the university authorities, we now have decided to do more and introduce a degree in Chinese," said Xing Xianhong, executive director of the university 's Confucius Institute.

During the four-year study, enrolled students will have the chance to visit Chinese universities when they have successfully finished the basics. They will also have opportunities to join Chinese companies in Mozambique to work as translators, among other things, said the director.
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